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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 cloudCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
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
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.AmazonSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620122014
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 infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano 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 replicasyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
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
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
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)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceAmazon DynamoDBSnowflake
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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