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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Quasardb

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
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Score125.90
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#322  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2quasar.ai
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2doc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperIBMquasardb
Initial release1983 infohost version2009
Current release12.1, October 20163.14.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binary
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail

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