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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. IRONdb

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
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 ScioreA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#310  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.88
Rank#139  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestoredocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-started
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonCirconus LLC.
Initial release201620072017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 automaticallyno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in Lua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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)no

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