DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CouchDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. CouchDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Riak TS

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeDocument storeSearch engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#242  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score18.14
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score6.55
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.70
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.28
Rank#249  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecouchdb.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablefirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release20162005201720022015
Current release3.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangErlang
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
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 proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoatomic operations within a single document possibleyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.User authentication via various security protocolsno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Google Cloud FirestoreGoogle Search ApplianceRiak TS
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Top data analytics tools comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
5 December 2019, Wire19

What are some ways of getting free credit for Alibaba Cloud?
21 September 2018, SitePoint

Alibaba Cloud: Rising Star in the Cloud Market
21 May 2018, Datamation

An essential guide to the 2019 serverless ecosystem
23 July 2019, TechBeacon

provided by Google News

CouchDB Adds Live Shard Splitting
2 March 2020, iProgrammer

Apache CouchDB 3.0 NoSQL Database: A Major Milestone
27 February 2020, ADT Magazine

CouchDB 3.0 puts safety first
27 February 2020, InfoWorld

How to create your first CouchDB database with Fauxton
8 May 2019, TechRepublic

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

provided by Google News

Google unveils Android Performance Tuner, Android GPU Inspector, and Cloud Firestore for game developers
23 March 2020, VentureBeat

Adding Data to a Cloud Firestore Database
11 March 2020, Database Journal

Spring Boot Tutorial: Building Microservices Deployed to Google Cloud
26 March 2020, InfoQ.com

Google begins rolling out new Play Store account switcher
30 March 2020, BGR India

Google Cloud weathers global disruptions to multiple services
27 March 2020, ARNnet

provided by Google News

Google: We Have No Mechanism To Block Indexing Parts Of Pages
12 March 2020, Search Engine Roundtable

So Long Google Search Appliance
4 February 2016, Fortune

Google Search Appliance May Be Gone, But Category Lives On
27 May 2016, Fortune

Google Search Appliance Fades Away
9 February 2016, CMSWire

What is a Google Search Appliance?
8 January 2014, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Riak TS is designed to maximize uptime
29 September 2016, Opensource.com

Basho open-sources its Riak TS database for the Internet Of Things
5 May 2016, TechCrunch

Is Riak A Good NoSQL Database Option?
1 July 2019, Analytics India Magazine

Now Basho gives Riak a time-series data option for IoT apps
6 October 2015, ZDNet

Ingesting MQTT Traffic into Riak TS via RabbitMQ and StreamSets
5 September 2016, DZone News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Full Stack Developer
NewLineInfo Corp, Windsor, CT

Database Specialist Curriculum Developer
Red Hat Software, Remote

COMPUTER ASSOC (SOFTWARE)
New York City NYC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYS, Brooklyn, NY

COMPUTER SPECIALIST (SOFTWARE)
New York City NYC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYS, Brooklyn, NY

Senior Software Engineers – Applications
GTECH PROFESSIONALS, Jersey City, NJ

UI Angular Developer
ASAP Solutions, Wayne, NJ

Data Analyst
UST Global, Louisville, KY

SR PROGRAMMER VMS101150
ASAP Solutions, Parsippany, NJ

Senior Devops Engineer
tZERO Group, Inc., Midvale, UT

Senior Software Engineer (REACT Node.JS )
Palo Alto Networks, Santa Clara, CA

IT Architect
New York City DEPT OF INFO TECH & TELECOMM, Brooklyn, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here