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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. IBM Db2 vs. Impala

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.63
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score167.52
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score18.93
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperChris DavisIBMCloudera
Initial release20061983 infohost version2013
Current release12.1, October 20163.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languagePythonC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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