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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 vs. Tarantool

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NameIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score146.61
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#146  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperIBMVK
Initial release1983 infohost version2008
Current release12.1, October 20162.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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Data processing speed and reliability: in-memory synchronous replication
9 November 2021,  Vladimir Perepelytsya, Tarantool (sponsor) 

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