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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Drill

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Drill

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud Storage
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score73.76
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score2.67
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdrill.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdrill.apache.org/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620122012
Current release1.18.0, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliant
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesDepending on the underlying data source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Depending on the underlying data source

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