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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Hive

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score5.66
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.81
Rank#91  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score84.24
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresupport.google.com/­gsacwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleGoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release2016201720022012
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesno
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.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 protocolsAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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