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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Cassandra vs. Cloudflare Workers KV vs. CouchDB vs. Faircom EDGE

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.A native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environments
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.12
Rank#305  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecassandra.apache.orgwww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvcouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookCloudflareApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom Corporation
Initial release20162008201820051979
Current release4.0.4, May 20223.2.2, April 2022V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes, ANSI Standard SQL 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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)nonoyes infoANSI SQL queries
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
HTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logs
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes infowhen using SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnono infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQL
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.nonononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCassandraCloudflare Workers KVCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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