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DBMS > HBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. TempoIQ

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score50.15
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#244  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score5.24
Rank#59  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#296  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeriak.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0www.tempoiq.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlapp.tempoiq.com/­docs/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetIBMBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCTempoIQ
Initial release20082017200920112012
Current release2.2.0, June 20192.02.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++ErlangC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesnoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesnonorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimenonono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavayesJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Active-active shard replicationselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonosimple authentication-based access control

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