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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Cachelot.io vs. Google Cloud Spanner

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Cachelot.io vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessIn-memory caching systemA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score3.68
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecachelot.iocloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle
Initial release201620152017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIMemcached protocolgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infoStrict serializable isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
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 tokensnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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