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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Datomic vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Kingbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasebbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release2016201220121999
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC and Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
Java
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'user defined functions
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peershorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreDatomicFirebase Realtime DatabaseKingbase
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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