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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Google Search Appliance vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Riak TS

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  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.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeSearch engineEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.31
Rank#242  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score6.55
Rank#54  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.70
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.29
Rank#248  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#249  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresupport.google.com/­gsawww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleGoogleIBMBasho Technologies
Initial release20162017200220172015
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-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 indexesnoyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
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 FunctionsyesJavaScript 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 serviceShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationActive-active shard 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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
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 protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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