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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Informix

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
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Score0.41
Rank#243  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score22.45
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperIBMIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release20171984
Current release2.014.10.FC3, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++ and Java
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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