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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigObject vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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 queriesAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.31
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score0.05
Rank#312  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score12.14
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#147  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.io
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2016201520052005
Current release5.10.0, July 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuayesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities

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