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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessCloud 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.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#243  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score6.61
Rank#51  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.62
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score1.16
Rank#139  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.27
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresupport.google.com/­gsagraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleGoogleOntotextBasho Technologies
Initial release20162017200220002015
Current release8.8, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.no
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsJava Server PluginJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoConstraint checkingno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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 tokensAccess 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 protocolsyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGoogle Cloud FirestoreGoogle Search ApplianceGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMRiak TS
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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