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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. NSDb

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#270  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score24.37
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbnsdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Microsoft
Initial release201220142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
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Implementation languageCJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infoJSON typesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesnorestrictedyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PythonJavaScriptno
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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