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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Drill vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  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 accessSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score3.19
Rank#103  Overall
#21  Document stores
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#365  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedrill.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdrill.apache.org/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationIBM
Initial release201620122017
Current release1.20.2, August 20222.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
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 serviceActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceYes - 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.noDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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