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DBMS > Informix vs. SWC-DB vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Informix vs. SWC-DB vs. Valentina Server

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NameInformix  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#334  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.27
Rank#279  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
valentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Alex KashirinParadigma Software
Initial release198420201999
Current release14.10.FC5, November 20200.5, April 20215.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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