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

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisondBASE  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  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.dBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score8.48
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score14.11
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#248  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#266  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.dbase.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.questdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructure
DeveloperDataStaxAsthon TateIBMQuestDB Limited
Initial release2011197920172014
Current release6.7, December 2018dBASE PLUS 11, December 20162.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
DOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
none infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
dBase proprietary IDEC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.yesno
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneActive-active shard replicationnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - 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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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