We performed a comparison between IBM Db2 Database and Oracle Database In-Memory based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Relational Databases Tools solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"I believe that because the support is good, they jump in and assist us in determining the root cause."
"The solution is a very stable relational database and has integration with legacy systems. It is a great product."
"Reliable, robust with great features."
"It is a scalable solution."
"Your iOS, your throughputs, your performance cycles, you cannot touch it with Microsoft or with Oracle scalability-wise. That is far and away the most scalable systems and the highest performing systems of the set of them."
"Db2 Database has given us good results since we have started to use it. We predominantly use IBM hardware, and this is one of the reasons why we started to use Db2 Database. Db2 Database has a very good HADR capability. High availability resilience is also good in this solution. It also has pureScale, which allows you to upgrade one node to get very good and high-level resilience. If you are using a database on five nodes, you can take one node down, upgrade that, and let that node up. You can then bring the second node down, upgrade that, and so on."
"I like that its true active-active. For example, if there are two instances within a cluster, we can take one of them down and there's no failover or switch over. There's no primary and secondary, it's true active-active. We can take one side down and we can upgrade that with new maintenance or a new version, obviously testing coexistence beforehand, without impacting the business."
"The setup process has become much easier recently."
"The on-premise version is stable. We have different teams and resources for the server side, for admin, and for development. We can easily take care of all the services and applications."
"The most valuable feature is that Database-In-Memory is more consistent and faster than traditional databases as it requires fewer CPUs to process instructions."
"The application development is very user-friendly."
"Security is the most valuable feature."
"The technical support can be faster."
"The problem with this environment is that any software that you install is very costly because there are no free tools for this environment."
"We just want a bit more integration with Linux. That said, we are already seeing Linux more readily available on the mainframe environment."
"The user interface is not user-friendly."
"There are some issues with Db2's database file system not being readable. The storage could also be increased, and the monitoring could be improved."
"GUI needs improvement."
"Their view of it is they're maintaining it, they're continuing to upgrade it, they're continuing to grow it, however, they don't go out and try and sell that as an architectural solution the way they do Linux and Unix."
"The command line part of this solution could be much better."
"Oracle should include column store or advanced query optimization so a database can be optimized by enabling analytic queries to run faster."
"Lacks sufficient integration with other tools."
"The pricing could be improved. It would ideal if it was more reasonable."
"The query optimization and backup features should be added."
Oracle Database In-Memory transparently accelerates analytics by orders of magnitude while simultaneously speeding up mixed-workload OLTP. With Oracle Database In-Memory, users get immediate answers to business questions that previously took hours.
Oracle Database In-Memory delivers leading-edge in-memory performance without the need to restrict functionality, or accept compromises, complexity and risk. Deploying Oracle Database In-Memory with any existing Oracle Database compatible application is as easy as flipping a switch - no application changes are required. Oracle Database In-Memory is fully integrated with the Oracle Database’s renowned scale-up, scale-out, storage tiering, availability, and security technologies making it the most industrialstrength offering on the market.
The ability to easily perform real-time data analysis together with real-time transaction processing on all existing applications enables organizations to transform into Real-Time Enterprises that quickly make data-driven decisions, respond instantly to customer demands, and continuously optimize all key processes.
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IBM Db2 Database is ranked 6th in Relational Databases Tools with 19 reviews while Oracle Database In-Memory is ranked 13th in Relational Databases Tools with 4 reviews. IBM Db2 Database is rated 8.0, while Oracle Database In-Memory is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Db2 Database writes "Very scalable with high availability and excellent technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Database In-Memory writes "User friendly with a good interface but very expensive". IBM Db2 Database is most compared with Oracle Database, SQL Server, SAP HANA, MySQL and MariaDB, whereas Oracle Database In-Memory is most compared with SAP HANA, Progress OpenEdge RDBMS, SQL Server, MariaDB and MySQL. See our IBM Db2 Database vs. Oracle Database In-Memory report.
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