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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 clouddata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA 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
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.34
Rank#271  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.09
Rank#176  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score87.42
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score78.43
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#355  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhive.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseAmazonApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookTerark
Initial release20161999201220122016
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20213.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL-92noSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnostored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
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 serviceyesyesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual 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.noyesyes
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)Access rights for users, groups and rolesno

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