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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. MaxDB vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. MaxDB vs. Spark SQL vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousemaxdb.sap.comspark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperIBMSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Apache Software FoundationAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20141984201420201987
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20203.2.0, October 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++ScalaC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possiblenononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyesnonoyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnononono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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