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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2 vs. Linter vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxRDBMS for high security requirementsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#234  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score12.28
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score168.70
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#325  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1.92
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2linter.ru/­enwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014IBMrelex.ru/­enTimescale
Initial release201620121983 infohost version19902017
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBFirebase Realtime DatabaseIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2LinterTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersAltair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metrics1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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