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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
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 assetsdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release2016200720162012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languagePythonJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
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 SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnonono
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 factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
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)yesAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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