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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. Drizzle

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.18
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#191  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latest
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release2016200720162008
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
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)yesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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