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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FatDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FatDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  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 .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score17.23
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibabaFatCloudGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620122012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedWindowshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationslimited functionality with using 'rules'
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsyes, based on authentication and database rules

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