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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. PouchDB vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. BigchainDB vs. PouchDB vs. SQream DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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 assetsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.80
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.60
Rank#223  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.compouchdb.comsqream.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software FoundationSQream Technologies
Initial release20162007201620122014
Current release7.1.1, June 20192020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonJavaScriptC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnononoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions in Python
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
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 integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
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)yesno

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