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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google BigQuery vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google BigQuery vs. jBASE vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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 tablesA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#261  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score49.07
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#208  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.jbase.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleZumasys
Initial release2016201019912014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release5.710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyes
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.nonoyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID infoMVCC
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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