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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Ignite vs. QuestDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelWide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.04
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.41
Rank#243  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score5.11
Rank#74  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#247  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeignite.apache.orgquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperDataStaxIBMApache Software FoundationQuestDB Limited
Initial release2011201720152014
Current release6.8, April 20202.0Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial 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 languageJavaC and C++C++, Java, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingActive-active shard replicationyes (replicated cache)Configurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - 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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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