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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. Google Cloud Datastore

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. Google Cloud Datastore

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  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.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelWide column storeNative XML DBMSDocument store
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Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.99
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score6.89
Rank#61  Overall
#11  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebasex.orgcloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.basex.orgcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaBaseX GmbHGoogle
Initial release201620072008
Current release10.4, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, details here
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesusing Google App Engine
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
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 servicenoneMulti-source replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsmultiple readers, single writerACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
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 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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