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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Amazon Aurora vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Aurora  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceMySQL and PostgreSQL compatible cloud service by AmazonAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#263  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score11.47
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbaws.amazon.com/­rds/­auroracloud.google.com/­datastorewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­AmazonRDS/­latest/­AuroraUserGuide/­CHAP_Aurora.htmlcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201520082014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes, details hereyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (GQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesusing Google App Engineuser defined functions
TriggersnoyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using Paxosyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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