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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. InfluxDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#263  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200820132014
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes, details hereNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnousing Google App Enginenouser defined functions
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnoACID
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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