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

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

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperIBMClouderaInterSystemsAlex Kashirin
Initial release2014201320182020
Current release3.4.0, April 20202021.1, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possiblenoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosyes

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