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DBMS > BigObject vs. Cachelot.io vs. IBM Db2 vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Cachelot.io vs. IBM Db2 vs. TDengine

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesIn-memory caching systemCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#337  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#63  Key-value stores
Score149.66
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#154  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitebigobject.iocachelot.iowww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2github.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.IBMTDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release201520151983 infohost version2019
Current release12.1, October 20163.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Memcached protocolADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyesno
Triggersnonoyesyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
BigObjectCachelot.ioIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2TDengine
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is an open-source, cloud-native time-series database (TSDB) optimized for...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance: TDengine is the only time-series database that solves the high-cardinality...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IoT) Industrial Internet (IIoT) Connected Cars DevOps Energy...
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Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 19,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTDengine Community Edition is open-source software released under the AGPL 3.0 that...
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