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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. QuestDB

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.21
Rank#178  Overall
#31  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score84.96
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.75
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasequestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesIBMMicrosoftQuestDB Limited
Initial release2000201720102014
Current release15.5, September 20202.0V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhostedLinux
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesTransact SQLno
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Active-active shard replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID 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.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GigaSpacesIBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureQuestDB
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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