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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 casesIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelWide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.15
Rank#365  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score1.87
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaIBMVK
Initial release201620172008
Current release2.02.10.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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