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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  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 assetsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processinga GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.25
Rank#116  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score23.33
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.bigchaindb.comspark.apache.org/­sqlsqream.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software FoundationSQream Technologies
Initial release20162007201620142014
Current release3.2.0, October 20212020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonScalaC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesyes, 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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononouser defined functions in Python
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingyes, utilizing Spark Corehorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factornonenone
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
Immediate 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 datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
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)yesno

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