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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Db2 vs. MariaDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#231  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score161.62
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score92.29
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#305  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2mariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
velocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaIBMMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
VelocityDB Inc
Initial release20161983 infohost version20092011
Current release12.1, October 201610.5.8, 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.Net
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
TriggersnoyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Multi-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
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 integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2MariaDBVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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