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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 cloudA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA 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
Score0.34
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
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#355  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseAmazonCirconus LLC.Terark
Initial release20161999201220172016
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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 indexesnoyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Java
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnostored procedures and stored functionsnoyes, in Luano
Triggersnoyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
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
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
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)nono

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