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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Cassandra vs. CouchDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#231  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score125.72
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score19.11
Rank#33  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlcassandra.apache.orgcouchdb.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwiki.apache.org/­couchdb
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developer
Initial release201620082005
Current release3.11.4, February 20192.3.1, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBCassandraCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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