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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. FatDB vs. Memcached

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#272  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaElasticFatCloudDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2016201020122003
Current release7.8.0, June 20201.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#C
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMWindowsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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