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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. Citus

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Scalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.27
Rank#315  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.92
Rank#143  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebasex.orgwww.citusdata.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.basex.orgdocs.citusdata.com
DeveloperAlibabaBaseX GmbH
Initial release201620072010
Current release10.4, December 20228.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard, with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsmultiple readers, single writerACID
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 tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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