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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.75
Rank#132  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score23.04
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#330  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperIBMApache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201420141987
Current release3.3.0, June 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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