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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache IoTDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  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 accessA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A widely adopted in-memory data gridDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#249  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#289  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score9.27
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#256  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeiotdb.apache.orgwww.gbase8a.comhazelcast.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationHazelcastIBM
Initial release2016201820082017
Current releaseGBase 8a4.2, March 20212.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBCJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes
Triggersnonoyes infoEventsno
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 serviceyes infoReplicated MapActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - 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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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