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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. TimescaleDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#320  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.timescale.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.timescale.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.IBMTimescaleYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2015201720172017
Current release2.02.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++CC and C++
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
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)No - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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BigObjectIBM Db2 Event StoreTimescaleDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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