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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. XAP

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score1.85
Rank#114  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#164  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperIBMGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20142000
Current release14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyes
Triggersyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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