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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. SWC-DB

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperIBMInterSystemsCirconus LLC.Alex Kashirin
Initial release2014201820172020
Current release2021.1, June 2021V0.10.20, January 20180.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyesyes, in Luano
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno

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