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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  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.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBase
Primary database modelWide column storeNative XML DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.99
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score22.60
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebasex.orgwww.firebirdsql.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.basex.orgwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperAlibabaBaseX GmbHFirebird Foundation
Initial release201620072000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase
Current release10.4, December 20224.0.2, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesPSQL
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writers
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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