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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  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 accessData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score167.18
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperAlibabaChris DavisIBM
Initial release201620061983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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 tokensnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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