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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CouchDB vs. FileMaker

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  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.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecouchdb.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­filemaker
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.claris.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFileMaker infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release201620051983
Current release3.2.2, April 202219.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infovia plugins
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory services

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