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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoreignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2016201720052010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud FunctionsnoTransact SQL
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsyesACIDACID
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.noyes
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.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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