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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Altibase vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Heroic vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#281  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.25
Rank#174  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score88.35
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.35
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#334  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseAmazonSpotifyTerark
Initial release20161999201220142016
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL-92nonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnostored procedures and stored functionsnonono
Triggersnoyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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