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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. ToroDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
ToroDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Wide column store
Document store
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Score0.24
Rank#310  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score3.58
Rank#92  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­torodb/­server
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestorecloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle8Kdata
Initial release201620152016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 tokensAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles

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