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DBMS > IBM Db2 Event Store vs. QuestDB vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. QuestDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.19
Rank#323  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storequestdb.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storequestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperIBMQuestDB Technology IncTempoIQ
Initial release201720142012
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++Java (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL with time-series extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesno
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.yesyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access control
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IBM Db2 Event StoreQuestDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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