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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FaunaDB vs. GridGain

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FaunaDB vs. GridGain

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFaunaDB provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#244  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#61  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#117  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefauna.comwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperAlibabaFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release201620142007
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageScalaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreFaunaDBGridGain
Specific characteristicsFlexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesNative GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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