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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BaseX vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelWide column storeNative XML DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.27
Rank#315  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.92
Rank#143  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score4.41
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebasex.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.basex.orgcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperAlibabaBaseX GmbHIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201620072010
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 languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesno
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 SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
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
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
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 servicenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsmultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic locking
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 can be defined per database

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