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DBMS > IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfinityDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfinityDB vs. Riak KV

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.27
Rank#309  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#365  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeboilerbay.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storeboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperIBMBoiler Bay Inc.OpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201720022009
Current release2.04.03.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimenono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaC 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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoErlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes, using Riak Security

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