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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google BigQuery vs. JaguarDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#249  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score35.58
Rank#24  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#334  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score4.70
Rank#70  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.92
Rank#179  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.datajaguar.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleDataJaguar, Inc.MicrosoftYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20162010201520122017
Current release2.9.4 September 20182.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIYCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnonoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanooptimistic lockingDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesyes
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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