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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. EsgynDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. EsgynDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.26
Rank#243  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeesgyn.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmesgyn.com/­developersdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaEsgynSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620152014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreEsgynDBSnowflake
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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