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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Riak KV

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.15
Rank#326  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score3.95
Rank#73  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storewww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperIBMOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release20172009
Current release2.03.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesErlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, using Riak Security

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