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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  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 cloudCockroachDB 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
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score76.93
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score6.73
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.cockroachlabs.comtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonCockroach LabsTempoIQ
Initial release2016201220152012
Current release21.1.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedynamic schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBCHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal 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 serviceyesMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
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 integritynonoyesno
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 regionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.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 DynamoDBCockroachDBTempoIQ 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 metrics8K+ long-running clusters 1.2K+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 4K+ CockroachCloud...
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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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