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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigchainDB vs. Riak KV vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. BigchainDB vs. Riak KV vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 assetsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score6.72
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.bigchaindb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201620092014
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languagePythonErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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