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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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 visualizationDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score76.99
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#272  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score4.25
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudanttempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonAxibase CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014TempoIQ
Initial release20162012201320102012
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 paidcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyesyes
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyes
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 languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
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 infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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)Access rights for users can be defined per databasesimple authentication-based access control

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