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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom DB vs. Infobright vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Faircom DB vs. Infobright vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendIn-memory JavaScript DBMSDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.31
Rank#298  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score0.18
Rank#338  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
#148  Relational DBMS
Score1.43
Rank#161  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score81.98
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorytechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release20161979200520142010
Current releaseV12, November 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++CJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesnoyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noView functions in JavaScriptTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Source-replica replicationnoneyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationstunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEInfobrightLokiJSMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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