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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Valentina Server

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score142.97
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#111  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperIBMSybase, SAPParadigma Software
Initial release1983 infohost version19931999
Current release12.1, October 20165.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Delphi
Perl
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2SAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSValentina Server
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