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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. EJDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  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 cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score79.85
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.28
Rank#272  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#39  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databaseejdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonAxibase CorporationSoftmotions
Initial release2016201220132012
Current release15585
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 infoGPLv2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_id
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 indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared library
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesno
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 serviceyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possible
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 regionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
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.no
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)no

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