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IBM Db2 Alternatives & Competitors

(529)4.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to IBM Db2? Tons of people want Relational Databases Software to help with ai/ ml integration and data lake integration. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Relational Databases Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to IBM Db2. Based on reviewer data you can see how IBM Db2 stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Oracle Database, SAP HANA, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), and Teradata Vantage are the most popular alternatives and competitors to IBM Db2.

Top Alternatives to IBM Db2

  • Oracle Database
  • SAP HANA
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)
  • Teradata Vantage
  • Microsoft SQL

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to IBM Db2

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  1. Oracle Database

    (688)4.2 out of 5

    Helps customers lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

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  2. Helps customers lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

    Categories in common with IBM Db2:

    Jeff L.
    JL
    Oracle makes the most rock solid, extensible database product in the market. I've worked with Sybase, Informix (back when it existed), DB2, and MS SQL Server and none of these has stood the test...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Oracle Database is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #2
    #2
  3. SAP HANA

    (273)4.2 out of 5

    SAP HANA converges database and application platform capabilities in-memory to transform transactions, analytics, text analysis, predictive and spatial processing so businesses can operate in real-time.

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  4. SAP HANA converges database and application platform capabilities in-memory to transform transactions, analytics, text analysis, predictive and spatial processing so businesses can operate in real-time.

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    CE
    The expectation from it are perhaps no different than any other innovation in technology space. I think it will continue to be in limelight till another 3-5 years and keep us engaged.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, SAP HANA is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #3
    #3
  5. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

    (238)4.4 out of 5

    Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational DB in the cloud: Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.

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  6. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational DB in the cloud: Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.

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    Mohd Bilal A.
    MA
    Upsides of AWS RDS:- 1) Reduced Administration Burden:- There is no need to install any database software and provide the infrastructure. 2) Cost Effective:- I just paid for what I used, and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
    #4
    #4
  7. Teradata Vantage

    (138)4.2 out of 5

    The Teradata Database easily and efficiently handles complex data requirements and simplifies management of the data warehouse environment.

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  8. The Teradata Database easily and efficiently handles complex data requirements and simplifies management of the data warehouse environment.

    Categories in common with IBM Db2:

    Shraddha M.
    SM
    Teradata is a very efficient MPP system which always outperforms its competition like Netezza , GreenPlum , IBM , Oracle. It has been a leader in the DWH industry for 25 years. The company is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Teradata Vantage is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #5
    #5
  9. Microsoft SQL

    (1,984)4.4 out of 5

    SQL Server 2017 brings the power of SQL Server to Windows, Linux and Docker containers for the first time ever, enabling developers to build intelligent applications using their preferred language and environment. Experience industry-leading performance, rest assured with innovative security features, transform your business with AI built-in, and deliver insights wherever your users are with mobile BI.

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  10. SQL Server 2017 brings the power of SQL Server to Windows, Linux and Docker containers for the first time ever, enabling developers to build intelligent applications using their preferred language and environment. Experience industry-leading performance, rest assured with innovative security features, transform your business with AI built-in, and deliver insights wherever your users are with mobile BI.

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    AW
    It's reasonably quick, but could use better speed

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Microsoft SQL is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #6
  11. MySQL

    (1,475)4.4 out of 5

    MySQL is an open source database solution.

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  12. MySQL is an open source database solution.

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    CH
    MySQL database is an excellent free database. It has various clients which provider good user interface It can have good compatibilty with other databases such as oracle,DB2

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, MySQL is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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    #7
  13. PostgreSQL

    (465)4.4 out of 5

    PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.

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  14. PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.

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    Tomas D.
    TD
    The way how easy it is to customize the database to suit your needs. One can use DB Protection for PostgreSQL using IBM Spectrum Protect to have a very efficient and fast backup as it o my...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, PostgreSQL is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #8
    #8
  15. Snowflake

    (280)4.6 out of 5
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    Snowflake’s cloud data platform shatters the barriers that have prevented organizations of all sizes from unleashing the true value from their data. Thousands of customers deploy Snowflake to advance their organizations beyond what was possible by deriving all the insights from all their data by all their business users. Snowflake equips organizations with a single, integrated platform that offers the only data warehouse built for the cloud; instant, secure, and governed access to their entire network of data; and a core architecture to enable many types of data workloads, including a single platform for developing modern data applications. Snowflake: Data without limits. Find out more at Snowflake.com.

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  16. Snowflake’s cloud data platform shatters the barriers that have prevented organizations of all sizes from unleashing the true value from their data. Thousands of customers deploy Snowflake to advance their organizations beyond what was possible by deriving all the insights from all their data by all their business users. Snowflake equips organizations with a single, integrated platform that offers the only data warehouse built for the cloud; instant, secure, and governed access to their entire network of data; and a core architecture to enable many types of data workloads, including a single platform for developing modern data applications. Snowflake: Data without limits. Find out more at Snowflake.com.

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    AC
    We are able to store semi-structured (chat messages) data at scale and able to parse them out easily as well on query. At Drift. The data team also looks to store the raw data before we transform...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Snowflake is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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    #9
  17. MariaDB

    (168)4.4 out of 5

    MariaDB is a high performance, open source database that helps the world's busiest websites deliver more content, faster.

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  18. MariaDB is a high performance, open source database that helps the world's busiest websites deliver more content, faster.

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    PL
    Blazing (and crash resistant) speed with Aria, safe transactions with standard MySQL syntax. Stable, predictable, growing set of features that satisfies every DB storage need. The ability to deploy...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, MariaDB is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #10
    #10
  19. Google BigQuery

    (282)4.4 out of 5

    Analyze Big Data in the cloud with BigQuery. Run fast, SQL-like queries against multi-terabyte datasets in seconds. Scalable and easy to use, BigQuery gives you real-time insights about your data.

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  20. Analyze Big Data in the cloud with BigQuery. Run fast, SQL-like queries against multi-terabyte datasets in seconds. Scalable and easy to use, BigQuery gives you real-time insights about your data.

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    UC
    Query Performance is good and it’s completely managed by google. It’s highly scalable and can store large amount of data without effecting query performance. It’s easy to learn as it uses sql like...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Google BigQuery is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
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    #11
  21. SQLite

    (208)4.2 out of 5

    SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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  22. SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine

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    Bhavesh G.
    BG
    It a very innovative and fast with respect to performance and debugging. More like. Microsoft sql server but still helpful for creating insights

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, SQLite is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #12
    #12
  23. Vertica

    (95)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Vertica offers a software-based analytics platform designed to help organizations of all sizes monetize data in real time and at massive scale.

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  24. Vertica offers a software-based analytics platform designed to help organizations of all sizes monetize data in real time and at massive scale.

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    Robert R.
    RR
    Super fast when queries are optimized. Excellent support.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Vertica is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #13
    #13
  25. Ninox

    (318)4.7 out of 5

    Ninox is the easy no-code platform for everyone. Create your own Business Application that matches your workflow. Additionally Ninox promotes team collaboration functionalities and the integration of the most common used services e.g. Google and many more.

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  26. Ninox is the easy no-code platform for everyone. Create your own Business Application that matches your workflow. Additionally Ninox promotes team collaboration functionalities and the integration of the most common used services e.g. Google and many more.

    Categories in common with IBM Db2:

    UD
    I am an architect and I don't know much about coding. With other software I was always missing some functions and now in a way I can 'code' what I need myself. It's excellent and it is continuously...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Ninox is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    #14
    #14
  27. Amazon Aurora

    (134)4.5 out of 5

    Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

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  28. Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

    Categories in common with IBM Db2:

    Rupert G.
    RG
    Amazon Aurora is used by my organization to host my SQL servers on the back-end. It has improved performance and is highly usable. The technology behind the scenes is super cool, but the most...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Amazon Aurora is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    More usable
    #15
    #15
  29. Amazon Redshift

    (132)4.2 out of 5

    Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using standard SQL and your existing Business Intelligence (BI) tools.

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  30. Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using standard SQL and your existing Business Intelligence (BI) tools.

    Categories in common with IBM Db2:

    Seeraj G.
    SG
    Speed Scalability Relational data architecture Information Schema for Metadata

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Amazon Redshift is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #16
    #16
  31. Amazon DynamoDB

    (137)4.2 out of 5

    Nonrelational database for applications that need performance at any scale

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  32. Nonrelational database for applications that need performance at any scale

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    Nilesh B.
    NB
    Its is great experience to to set up triggers for other tables automatic update, insert , delete etc with No-sql. Its having great exposure to load balancing of data into table also its easy write...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Amazon DynamoDB is:

    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
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    #17
  33. Azure SQL Database

    (38)4.2 out of 5

    Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a service using the Microsoft SQL Server Engine. SQL Database is a high-performance, reliable, and secure database you can use to build data-driven applications and websites in the programming language of your choice, without needing to manage infrastructure.

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  34. Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a service using the Microsoft SQL Server Engine. SQL Database is a high-performance, reliable, and secure database you can use to build data-driven applications and websites in the programming language of your choice, without needing to manage infrastructure.

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    UH
    Speed of tool is great. Scalability is awesome as you can make it work for any amount of data. Can process huge amounts of data in short amount of time.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Azure SQL Database is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. MongoDB Atlas

    (119)4.5 out of 5

    Deploy, operate, and scale a MongoDB database in the cloud with just a few clicks.

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  36. Deploy, operate, and scale a MongoDB database in the cloud with just a few clicks.

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    UF
    The ease of usage is excellent. The support for the professional version is great as well. We use it for storing a lot of data to be used in our daily calculations.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, MongoDB Atlas is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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    #19
  37. Zoho Creator

    (107)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Zoho Creator's DIY builder enables business users to automate their processes with custom applications without help from IT department.

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  38. Zoho Creator's DIY builder enables business users to automate their processes with custom applications without help from IT department.

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    Jalaja C.
    JC
    a)ZohoCreators' Amazing capability to satisfy the zeal of a Software Developer with its features: Functions, WorkFlows, Script(Known as Deluge in its context) and above all Cloud-based-Saas...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Zoho Creator is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #20
    #20
  39. Kintone

    (103)4.5 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Build business applications and database apps faster and easier with Kintone, the agile, no-code application Platform as a Service (aPaaS). Collaborate around your apps and data, then deliver powerful, dynamic reports. Use Kintone's open API to connect the tools and services your company is already using in order to have a centralized, 360-degree view of your business.

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  40. Build business applications and database apps faster and easier with Kintone, the agile, no-code application Platform as a Service (aPaaS). Collaborate around your apps and data, then deliver powerful, dynamic reports. Use Kintone's open API to connect the tools and services your company is already using in order to have a centralized, 360-degree view of your business.

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    Randy L.
    RL
    The ability to report on data in many different and flexible ways.

    Reviewers say compared to IBM Db2, Kintone is:

    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    More usable