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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. SQream DB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. SQream DB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  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 ScioreAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platforma GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
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
Score4.84
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbcloud.google.com/­datastoresqream.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonGoogleSQream Technologies
Initial release2016200720082014
Current release2021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, details hereyes, 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonousing Google App Engineuser defined functions in Python
TriggersnonoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardinghorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication using Paxosnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsno
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 infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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