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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 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 environmentsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.13
Rank#304  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#139  Relational DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecassandra.apache.orgcouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom CorporationBasho Technologies
Initial release20162008200519792009
Current release4.0.4, May 20223.2.2, April 2022V3, October 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangANSI C, C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes infovia viewsyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++JavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
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 partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
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 possibleMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infowhen using SQLno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.nononoyes
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.no
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCassandraCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGERiak KV
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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