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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Splunk vs. STSdb

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxAnalytics Platform for Big DataKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score90.53
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.splunk.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperIBMSplunk Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release1983 infohost version20032011
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP REST.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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