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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Hosted, 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.
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score76.55
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.32
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.AmazonGoogle
Initial release201620122017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasyesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACID infoStrict serializable isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlAccess 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)
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Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceAmazon DynamoDBGoogle Cloud Spanner
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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