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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon CloudSearch

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon CloudSearch

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearch
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaAmazon
Initial release201420162012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes infoall search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as required
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWS
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensauthentication via encrypted signatures

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