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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Firebird vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Riak TS

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.The Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#243  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score19.45
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score6.61
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.62
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.27
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.firebirdsql.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperAlibabaFirebird FoundationGoogleGoogleBasho Technologies
Initial release20162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase201720022015
Current release3.0.5, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoavailable via 3rd party productsMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.User authentication via various security protocolsno

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