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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CouchDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. HBase

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time 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 environmentsWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score16.53
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#130  Relational DBMS
Score45.54
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasehbase.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryhbase.apache.org
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom CorporationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2016200519792008
Current release3.2.0, October 2021V3, October 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
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
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEHBase
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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