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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. QuestDB vs. Sqrrl

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score84.96
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.75
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasequestdb.iosqrrl.com
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperIBMMicrosoftQuestDB LimitedAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2017201020142012
Current release2.0V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableConfigurable consistency for N replicasselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID for single-table writesAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - 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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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IBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureQuestDBSqrrl
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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