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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FoundationDB vs. jBASE vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Multivalue DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.foundationdb.orgwww.jbase.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasequestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaFoundationDBZumasysQuestDB Limited
Initial release2016201319912014
Current release6.2.28, November 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingoptionalyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyesConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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