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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Quasardb

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 ScioreCloud-based data warehousing serviceDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.19
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousequasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonIBMquasardb
Initial release2016200720142009
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infointeger and binary
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient mode
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)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreAmazon SimpleDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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