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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. IRONdb vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. IRONdb vs. SingleStore

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperIBMCirconus LLC.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release201420172013
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20187.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyes, in Luayes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBIRONdbSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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