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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  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 PlatformWidely used RDBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.33
Rank#263  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score1271.55
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleOracleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200819802014
Current release19c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes, details hereyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (GQL)yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnousing Google App EnginePL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleuser defined functions
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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