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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Ingres

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score76.93
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score5.65
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaAmazonActian Corporation
Initial release2014201620121974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release11.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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