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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Memcached vs. Vertica

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Memcached vs. Vertica

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 cloudServerless Time Series DBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial 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
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Score26.27
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score20.57
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbhyprcubd.comwww.memcached.orgwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonHyprcubd, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016201220032005
Current release1.6.9, November 2020Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotime, int, uint, float, 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnonono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languagenoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (https)Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
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 regionnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
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)token accessyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreAmazon DynamoDBHyprcubdMemcachedVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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