DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Elasticsearch vs. PostGIS

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
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 metricSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score132.83
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score21.72
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchpostgis.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestorewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaElastic
Initial release201620102005
Current release8.6, January 20233.4.2, February 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
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, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
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.noMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes infobased on PostgreSQL

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreElasticsearchPostGIS
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Spatial database management systems
6 April 2021, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Top data analytics tools comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM
5 December 2019, Wire19

Apache Software Foundation Announces New Top-Level Project Apache Paimon
16 April 2024, Datanami

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems
9 December 2020, CRN

25 Best Cloud Service Providers (Public and Private) in 2024
4 June 2023, CybersecurityNews

Apache Software Foundation Announces New Top-Level Project Apache Paimon
19 April 2024, Datanami

provided by Google News

8 Powerful Alternatives to Elasticsearch
25 April 2024, Yahoo Finance

Splunk vs Elasticsearch | A Comparison and How to Choose
12 January 2024, SentinelOne

Introducing Elasticsearch Vector Database to Azure OpenAI Service On Your Data (Preview)
26 March 2024, insider.govtech.com

Netflix Uses Elasticsearch Percolate Queries to Implement Reverse Searches Efficiently
29 April 2024, InfoQ.com

Elasticsearch Open Inference API Supports Cohere Rerank 3
11 April 2024, Business Wire

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Present your product here