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DBMS > BigObject vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. QuestDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.06
Rank#311  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#252  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#272  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.questdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.questdb.io/­docs/­documentationOverview
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.IBMQuestDB Limited
Initial release201520172014
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneActive-active shard replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)No - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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