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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigchainDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigchainDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  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 assetsCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.19
Rank#331  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.82
Rank#224  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score10.87
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.bigchaindb.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestorebigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle
Initial release201620162017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.

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