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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.A stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score0.33
Rank#263  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.AlibabaGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620082014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes, details hereyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query language (GQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP RESTgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonousing Google App Engineuser defined functions
TriggersyesnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasMulti-source replication using Paxosyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceAlibaba Cloud TSDBGoogle Cloud DatastoreSnowflake
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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