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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Riak TS

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score2.87
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Document stores
#46  Relational DBMS
Score7.52
Rank#49  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.29
Rank#249  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedrill.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdrill.apache.org/­docsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release2016201220172015
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C++Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesUsing Cloud Dataflowyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.no

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