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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HEAVY.AI vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HEAVY.AI vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.31
Rank#298  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.26
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#317  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.heavy.aiwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperAlibabaHEAVY.AI, Inc.IBMMicrosoft
Initial release2016201620172015
Current release5.10, January 20222.0V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhosted
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robinShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationActive-active shard replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authentication

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