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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Druid vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Druid vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#206  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedruid.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation and contributors
Initial release201620122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release0.22.1, December 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL for queryingyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infoMVCC
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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