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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon DynamoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.15
Rank#163  Overall
#28  Document stores
Score73.76
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon
Initial release201620192012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operations
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-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsAtomic single-document operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and region
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 tokensAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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