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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. QuestDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 casesA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelWide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score8.09
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#244  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#264  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.questdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructure
DeveloperDataStaxIBMQuestDB LimitedSybase, SAP
Initial release2011201720141993
Current release6.7, December 20182.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
JavaDelphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingActive-active shard replicationnoneMaster-master replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
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 integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID for single-table writesACID
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.yesyesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterpriseIBM Db2 Event StoreQuestDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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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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