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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigchainDB vs. Hypertable vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 assetsAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score0.47
Rank#237  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.80
Rank#190  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score26.15
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.30
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.bigchaindb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaHypertable Inc.The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20162016200920132009
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162.0.2, November 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++GoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoNumeric data and Stringsyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
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 proceduresnonono
TriggersnononoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnonoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyesnosimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissions
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