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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Kdb

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.54
Rank#166  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#336  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score8.27
Rank#52  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storekx.com
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­index.htmlwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storecode.kx.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.IBMKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release200720172000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.03.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++q
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesuser defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Active-active shard replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accounts
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GridGainIBM Db2 Event StoreKdb
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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