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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. FoundationDB vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. FoundationDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#239  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicewww.foundationdb.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.FoundationDB
Initial release201620132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release6.2.28, November 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingsupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCC
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceFoundationDBPostgres-XL
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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