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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. ArangoDB vs. IBM Db2

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  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.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 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
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Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score4.75
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Score167.18
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.arangodb.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterInstagramYouTube
DeveloperAlibabaArangoDB Inc.IBM
Initial release201620121983 infohost version
Current release3.7.9, March 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
ADO.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#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding 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 factoryes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreArangoDBIBM 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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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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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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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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