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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridGain vs. IBM Db2 Event Store

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  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 accessGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use cases
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.55
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#309  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestorewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­index.htmlwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-store
DeveloperAlibabaGridGain Systems, Inc.IBM
Initial release201620072017
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer addition
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtime
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
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 serviceyes (replicated cache)Active-active shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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