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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Nebula Graph

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Nebula Graph

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  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 DataA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.34
Rank#147  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegriddb.netgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.griddb.netdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba CorporationVesoft Inc.
Initial release201620132019
Current release4.6, February 2021
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 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocolBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGridDBNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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