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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. IBM Db2 vs. MariaDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#231  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.98
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Document stores
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score161.62
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score92.29
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.gigaspaces.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2mariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAlibabaGigaspaces TechnologiesIBMMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release201620001983 infohost version2009
Current release15.5, September 202012.1, October 201610.5.8, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, key
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Multi-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGigaSpaces InsightEdgeIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2MariaDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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