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DBMS > GBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Ignite vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Ignite vs. RavenDB

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.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.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeignite.apache.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperIBMApache Software FoundationHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201720152010
Current releaseGBase 8a2.0Apache Ignite 2.65.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Java, .NetC#
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
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
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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GBaseIBM Db2 Event StoreIgniteRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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