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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Greenplum vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. LokiJS

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#249  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score16.92
Rank#38  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score12.46
Rank#41  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#345  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegreenplum.orgwww.hawkular.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.greenplum.orgwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidetechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Pivotal Software Inc.Community supported by Red Hat
Initial release20162012200520142014
Current release6.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'yesnoView functions in JavaScript
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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