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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 cloudIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.38
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score73.76
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score25.18
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201620122003
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdano
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 regionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
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)yes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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