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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Altibase vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. TerarkDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  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 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
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#261  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score83.88
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseAmazonTerark
Initial release2016199920122016
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 operationscommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL-92nono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIC++ 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 functionsnono
Triggersnoyesyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 regionno
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.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)no

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