DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > IBM Db2 vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. ScyllaDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare IBM Db2 and ScyllaDB with MongoDB, PostgreSQL and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBKey-value store
Wide column 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
Score166.56
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperIBMScyllaDB
Initial release1983 infohost version2015
Current release12.1, October 2016Scylla Open Source 4.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Lua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2ScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
» more
Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
» more
Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
IBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2ScyllaDB
Conferences and events

Scylla Virtual Workshop
10am ET | 2pm GMT, 30 September 2021

P99 CONF - Cross-Industry Event on All Things P99
Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021

Recent citations in the news

What is Db2? - Definition from Techopedia
31 August 2021, Techopedia

McNeely Technology Solutions Expands Database Services to include Db2 LUW
21 September 2021, what's up

How do databases support AI algorithms?
23 September 2021, VentureBeat

Perfect C2090-600 Dumps - Free PDF Questions Curated By IBM Experts
23 September 2021, The African Exponent

Cloud Database Trends & Applications 2021
12 September 2021, Datamation

provided by Google News

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2021 NoSQL Database
20 May 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces NoSQL Database as a Service Now Available on Google Cloud
4 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Unveils 'Monstrous' New Capabilities for Its NoSQL
12 January 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces Comprehensive Support for Apache Kafka
16 June 2021, GlobeNewswire

ScyllaDB Announces 4.0 Release of Its Open Source NoSQL
7 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

DB2 Database Administrator Needed!
Diaconia LLC, Arlington, VA

Database developer (Data migration from SQL to DB2 (Conversion)
Digital Dhara, New York, NY

IBM DB2 Administrator
JPG Infotech LLC, Washington, DC

Database Administrators
Uline, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Senior DB2 Mainframe Database Administrator
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Columbus, OH

Software Engineer - Storage Infrastructure
Discord, San Francisco, CA

Senior Software Engineer - Storage Infrastructure
Discord, San Francisco, CA

Digital Solutions Senior Platform Engineer
NV Energy, Reno, NV

Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Restream, Remote

Systems Engineer / DevOps
Hive, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here