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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Graphite

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#234  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score62.02
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score1.93
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score3.35
Rank#83  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAmazonGoogleChris Davis
Initial release2016201220172006
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Unix
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data only
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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