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DBMS > Geode vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. RethinkDB vs. SwayDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.59
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.48
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storerethinkdb.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.IBMThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Simer Plaha
Initial release2002201720092018
Current release1.1, February 20172.02.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryno
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 indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimenono
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes infoCache Event ListenersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoAtomic single-document operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissionsno

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