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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Amazon Redshift vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Amazon Redshift vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Large scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#233  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score484.67
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.Amazon (based on PostgreSQL)IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MongoDB, Inc
Initial release2016201220102009
Current release5.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageCErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PythonView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles
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Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceAmazon RedshiftIBM CloudantMongoDB
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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