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DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. Spark SQL vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Spark SQL vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingPort of SQLite to JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
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
Trend Chart
Score157.23
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#177  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score138.87
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#138  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2spark.apache.org/­sqlsql.js.orgwww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.stardog.com
DeveloperIBMApache Software FoundationAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release1983 infohost version2014201220002010
Current release12.1, October 20163.3.0, June 20223.39.1  (13 July 2022), July 20227.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++ScalaJavaScriptCJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.nononono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Python
R
Scala
JavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnononouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnonoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionyes, utilizing Spark Corenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)nonenonenoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnononoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Spark SQLSQL.JSSQLiteStardog
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Supply chain optimization Operational Risk Digital...
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Key customersBosch, NASA, Boehringer Ingelheim, Morgan Stanley, Schneider Electric, FINRA and...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYou can start for free! A fully-featured license is available for those testing Stardog:...
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