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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Brytlyt vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Brytlyt vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Analytic DBMS for HadoopA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.33
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.brytlyt.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaBrytlytDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaTimescale
Initial release20162016200820132017
Current release0.9, October 20167.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++C++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreBrytlytDrizzleImpalaTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosTime-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsWith over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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