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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. CockroachDB vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. CockroachDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Scalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score6.93
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.cockroachlabs.comtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonAxibase CorporationCockroach LabsTempoIQ
Initial release20162012201320152012
Current release1558521.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFT
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
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 regionnoACIDno
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.nonono
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)Role-based access controlsimple authentication-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreAmazon DynamoDBAxibaseCockroachDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.5K+ long-running clusters 1.5K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 6.5K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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