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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  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 accessCockroachDB 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.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score7.27
Rank#57  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#365  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaCockroach LabsIBM
Initial release201620152017
Current release21.1.2, June 20212.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freedynamic schemayes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBCADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal 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
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication using RAFTActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutable
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - 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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, Bitski, Five9,...
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Market metrics8K+ long-running clusters 25K+ CockroachDB self-hosted clusters 75K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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