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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigchainDB vs. Citus vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.44
Rank#239  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.78
Rank#188  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.41
Rank#146  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score4.17
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.bigchaindb.comwww.citusdata.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.citusdata.comrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2016201620102009
Current release8.1, December 20182.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languagePythonCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissions

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