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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Kylin vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Apache Kylin vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Multivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storekylin.apache.orgwww.foundationdb.orgwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmkylin.apache.org/­docsapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncFoundationDBZumasys
Initial release2016201520131991
Current release3.1.0, July 20206.2.28, November 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno infosome layers support typingoptional
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
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)supported in specific SQL layer onlyEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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