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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Impala vs. Riak KV vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Impala vs. Riak KV vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score18.71
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegriddb.netwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.griddb.netdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba CorporationClouderaBasho TechnologiesTimescale
Initial release20162013201320092017
Current release4.6, February 20214.0.0, July 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ErlangC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC 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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"yes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID at container levelnonoACID
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGridDBImpalaRiak KVTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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