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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Derby vs. GridDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Derby vs. GridDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big Data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score4.66
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storedb.apache.org/­derbygriddb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.griddb.net
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationToshiba Corporation
Initial release201619972013
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20204.6, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamp
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBCProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID at container level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBGridDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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