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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. SQLite vs. XAP

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxWidely used in-process RDBMSHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score120.36
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#164  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.sqlite.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperIBMDwayne Richard HippGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1983 infohost version20002000
Current release12.1, October 20163.30.1, October 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++CJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-lessLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Actionscript
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)noneMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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