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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Datomic vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Datomic vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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 durabilitySearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.38
Rank#261  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.73
Rank#135  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#58  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.datomic.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.datomic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectMicrosoft
Initial release201620122015
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJava, Clojure
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Clojure
Java
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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 infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoyes infousing Azure authentication

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