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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Cassandra vs. EsgynDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Cassandra vs. EsgynDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  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 accessEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache Trafodion
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#243  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score123.23
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecassandra.apache.orgesgyn.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestesgyn.com/­developers
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookEsgyn
Initial release201620082015
Current release3.11.5, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
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 possibleMaster-master replication between multi datacenters
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCassandraEsgynDB
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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