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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon SimpleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Amazon SimpleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward Sciore
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.14
Rank#117  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaws.amazon.com/­simpledb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonAmazon
Initial release201620122007
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednone infoSharding must be implemented in the application
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infomanaged transparently by AWSyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnono infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the application
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensauthentication via encrypted signaturesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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