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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. ArangoDB vs. CockroachDB vs. IBM Db2

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.CockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score5.55
Rank#73  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#10  Search engines
Score7.85
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score160.32
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.arangodb.comwww.cockroachlabs.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperAlibabaArangoDB Inc.Cockroach LabsIBM
Initial release2016201220151983 infohost version
Current release3.9.1, April 202221.1.2, June 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis –The Managed Cloud Service of ArangoDB. Oasis provides fully managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security. Get started for free and continue for as little as $0,21/hour.CockroachDB: A cloud-native, distributed SQL database designed for speed, scale, and survival. Get started for free today with a fully-managed CockroachDB cluster -- leave operations behind and get your app to market faster.
Implementation languageC++GoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectiondynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infosince version 2.0horizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication using RAFTyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyesRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreArangoDBCockroachDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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System of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Comcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc, Bitski,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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8K+ long-running clusters 2.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 15K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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