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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 metricDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector 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
Score1.47
Rank#157  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestorewww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAlibabaElasticVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201620102010
Current release8.6, January 202311.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 tokensUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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