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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigObject vs. Elasticsearch vs. MongoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#324  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score155.76
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score496.16
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storebigobject.iowww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.ElasticMongoDB, Inc
Initial release2016201520102009
Current release7.8.0, June 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayesJavaScript
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoES-Hadoop Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoAccess rights for users and roles
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreBigObjectElasticsearchMongoDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is an open source search and analytics engine. As the heart of the...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source Real-time indexsearch, and analysis Horizontally scalable Distributed...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosEnterprise search (search experiences for your workplace, apps, and websites), observability...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersThousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsPublic as of October 2018 Distributed workforce with 1900+ employees around the globe​...
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175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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