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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Wide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write access
Primary database modelSearch engineWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#246  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score119.10
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicecassandra.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by Facebook
Initial release20162008
Current release3.11.8, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solution
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 can be defined per object
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Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceCassandra
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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No single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Apple, 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 modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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