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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon Redshift vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon Redshift vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.27
Rank#315  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score23.26
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#345  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)IBM
Initial release201620122017
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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