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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google BigQuery vs. IBM Db2 vs. Linter

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google BigQuery vs. IBM Db2 vs. Linter

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score43.79
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score165.96
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2linter.ru/­en
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleIBMrelex.ru/­en
Initial release201620101983 infohost version1990
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID
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 tokensAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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