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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  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.a GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument 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
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score18.92
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasesqream.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.datomic.comfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.sqream.com
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SQream Technologies
Initial release2016201220122014
Current release1.0.6362, January 20222021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
Java
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'user defined functions in Python
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
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 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 peersnone
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 integritynononono
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 rules
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Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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