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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.80
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score6.36
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperIBMEmbarcaderoInterSystems
Initial release201419842018
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20192020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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 possibleno infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInterbaseInterSystems IRIS
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