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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  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/LinuxA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
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 MongoDBWide column store
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
Score160.32
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.arangodb.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2azure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebookYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperAlibabaArangoDB Inc.IBMMicrosoft
Initial release201620121983 infohost version2012
Current release3.9.1, April 202212.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-free
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
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
RESTful HTTP API
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
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
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 VersionSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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)yes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
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 graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDoptimistic locking
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 tokensyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreArangoDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Microsoft Azure Table Storage
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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