Compare IBM Db2 vs. Oracle MySQL Cloud Service

IBM Db2 is ranked 6th in Relational Databases with 7 reviews while Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is ranked 18th in Relational Databases with 2 reviews. IBM Db2 is rated 8.0, while Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Db2 writes "Very stable and scalable but the pricing is not transparent". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle MySQL Cloud Service writes "Offers multiple reliable databases but their technical support needs improvement ". IBM Db2 is most compared with Oracle Database, SQL Server and MySQL, whereas Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is most compared with EDB Postgres Advanced Server, Altibase and SQL Server. See our IBM Db2 vs. Oracle MySQL Cloud Service report.
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Pros
The solution is very stable, in both hardware and database.The most valuable features of this solution are security and stability.The scalability and availability of this solution are the most valuable features.The most valuable feature of this solution is the integration with other IBM products.Some of the most valuable features are the scaling from a small very cheap installation to a very large enterprise installation. In addition, the backups and assistance are good.It has a good, stable performance.​Scales well enough for a relational database.

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The stability of the solution is very good. I wouldn't have used it for the past seven years if I was not satisfied.The scalability of the database is absolutely guaranteed by the new features.

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Cons
End-to-end encryption specifically is something the solution needs to have in the next release.It would be helpful to have more querying tools and more development tools for us to work easily with Microsoft.I would like to see better support for advanced analytics.The initial set up was complex.Do not use support. Freely available documentation is a bit weak.​​Not very solid compared to its competitors' products.​Some of the internal rearrangement in the administration is not as straightforward as it is in competing products.

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Sometimes MySQL does upgrades on the server. When we are still using the old server and when they integrate the upgrade, they don't carry along some of the old syntaxes. The versions don't sync.The support is not that great. They're not really supporting directly anymore and relying on experts to figure out technical issues.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Licensing fees are on a yearly basis.They are competitive and honest (compared to how peer firms approach licensing conversations). ​Compared to Oracle, it is so much cheaper.

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8.0
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Overview
DB2 Enterprise for Linux, UNIX, and Windows is the ideal data server for the most demanding workloads. New XML support is designed to help firms minimize the time and effort it takes to persist and use their XML data reducing development costs and improving business agility.Oracle MySQL Cloud Service delivers a secure, cost-effective and enterprise-grade MySQL database service. Built on MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by the Oracle Cloud, it provides a simple, automated, integrated and enterprise ready MySQL cloud service, enabling organizations to increase business agility and reduce costs.
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Knorr-Bremse, Mizuho Bank Ltd., Australian Government Department of Defence, SCHWENK Zement, Friedhelm Loh Group, YAZAKI Europe Limited, Ekornes ASA, Baldor Electric, VSN Systemen BV, Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC, PLANSEE Group, TE Connectivity, Hansgrohe SE, Openmatics, University of Toronto
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Insurance Company20%
Transportation Company10%
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Financial Services Firm12%
Comms Service Provider9%
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