10+ IBM DB2 Alternatives and Competitors
IBM DB2 is a popular database management platform today; not to mention its advanced feature set. This is thanks to the IBM Corporation, which is one of the top software companies. Speaking of, IBM DB2, as a business is also something that we ought to look out for. Since its establishment in 1983, IBM DB2 is currently the leader in database management in terms of yearly revenue. The company earns approximately $19 billion a year. On top of that, it also has over 36,000 satisfied customers and over 2,000 online reviews. This only speaks about the great leadership of their current CEO, Arvind Krishna, and a couple of key employees – Praveen Sakaray as Database Administrator and Vikram Khatri as Chief Architect.
Based in New York, IBM DB2 serves thousands of clients from all around the globe. So, there is really no doubt about their capabilities. However, one should take note of the company’s competitors, which are all superb as well. Such corporations include Oracle RDBMS, Knack, Amazon Aurora, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Improvado, MySQL, MongoDB, Solarwinds, and Teradata. If you want to know more about them, scroll down now.
|Logo||Name Sort||Rating Sort||CEO||Pricing Sort||Founded Sort||Revenue Sort||Employees Sort||Location Sort||Reviews Sort||Customers Sort|
|Oracle RDBMS||Safra Catz||N/A||1977|| $39.5 B|| 136,000+||Redwood City|| 1000+ Reviews|| 430K +|
|Knack||Samyr Qureshi||$39||2010|| $44.1 M|| 460+||San Francisco|| 4000+ Reviews|| 2.6K +|
|Amazon Aurora||Chris Urmson||$0.10||2014||N/A|| 10,000+||Seattle|| 3000+ Reviews|| 250K +|
|Microsoft SQL Server||Satya Nadella||$931||1989||N/A|| 5,000+||Colorado|| 3500+ Reviews|| 229.1K +|
|PostgreSQL||Christophe Pettus||N/A||1996|| $31.2 M|| 68+|| Mexico || 1200+ Reviews|| 2K +|
|Improvado||Daniel Kravtsov||$100||2017|| $3 M|| 50+||San Francisco|| 3000+ Reviews||N/A|
|MongoDB||Dev Ittycheria||N/A||2007|| $540.5 M|| 1,000+||New York|| 2000+ Reviews|| 18.4K +|
|MySQL||Marten Mickos||N/A||1994|| $5.4 M|| 400+||California|| 2000+ Reviews||N/A|
|Solarwinds||Kevin B. Thompson||$1615||1999|| $1 B|| 2,500+||Austin|| 3000+ Reviews|| 300K +|
|Teradata||Victor L Lund||$1.83|| 1979|| $2.2 B|| 10,152+|| San Diego|| 2500+ Reviews|| 2.6K +|
|Praveen Sakaray||Database Administrator||https://in.linkedin.com/in/praveen351|
|Vikram Khatri||Chief Architect||https://www.linkedin.com/in/vikram-khatri-07|
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IBM Db2 utilizes a relational database management system (RDBMS) to collect, store, organize, and analyze data. RDBMS allows IBM Db2 to provide users with the capacity to conduct transactional, analytical, and warehousing functions.
What separates IBM Db2 to SQL is that its tables. IBM Db2 provides more robust tables compared to SQL, for IBM DB2’s database involves more than just a collection of tables; it also includes other objects, such as views and indexes, and more extensive data containers, such as tablespaces. However, when we talk about standard language for accessing data in relational databases, no question that SQL provides complete access.
When it comes to pricing, IBM Db2 provides a decent cost. Its pricing starts at $1.00 as a one-time payment, per user, plus, there is a free version. The free version already includes all of IBM Db2’s basic tools for database management.
Last 2017, IBM re-branded its DB2 and dashDB products to “Db2”. In the following years, particularly on June 27, 2019, IBM released its latest version—the Db2 11.5.