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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  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 accessScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.97
Rank#146  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#365  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegriddb.netwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.griddb.netwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba CorporationIBM
Initial release201620132017
Current release5.1, August 20222.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationActive-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID at container levelno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGridDBIBM Db2 Event Store
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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