1. Microsoft SQL Server :
It is relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft Corporation and initially released on April 24, 1989. It is written in C and C++ languages. It is platform-dependent and it is both GUI and command based software. It supports a variety of transaction processing, analytics applications, and business intelligence in corporate environments.
2. IBM DB2 :
It is Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) product from IBM. It is made to analyze, store, and retrieve the data efficiently. DB2 product is increased with the support of Object-Oriented features and non-relational structures with XML. It is written in C and C++ languages.
Difference between Microsoft SQL Server and IBM DB2 :
|S.NO.||Microsoft SQL Server||IBM DB2|
|1.||Developed by Microsoft Corporation.||Developed by IBM.|
|2.||MS SQL Server was initially released on April 24, 1989.||IBM DB2 was initially released in 1983.|
|3.||For MS SQL Server, Server operating systems are Linux and Windows.||IBM DB2 Server operating systems are AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS.|
|4.||APIs and other access methods include ADO.NET, JDBC, ODBC, OLE DB, Tabular Data Stream (TDS).||APIs and other access methods include ADO.NET, JDBC, JSON style queries, ODBC and XQuery.|
|8.||Famous companies like Bank of America, UPS, etc uses MS SQL Server.||Famous companies like Wells Fargo, Citi, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, etc uses IBM DB2.|
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