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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelWide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.43
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score0.43
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaIBMThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2016201720132009
Current release2.01.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
TriggersnononoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceActive-active shard replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnonoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissions
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreIBM Db2 Event StoreInfluxDBRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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