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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Spark SQL

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.73
Rank#133  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousespark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperIBMApache Software Foundation
Initial release20142014
Current release3.3.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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