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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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 accessHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column 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
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecassandra.apache.orgignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latest
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201620082005
Current release4.0.4, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
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 solutionno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"none
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 possibleSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 integritynonono
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.nonoyes
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 infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCassandraInfobright
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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