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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 DataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score128.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegriddb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sqlite.orgwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.griddb.netwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba CorporationBasho TechnologiesDwayne Richard HippTimescale
Initial release20162013200920002017
Current release4.6, February 20212.1.0, April 20153.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 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, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangCC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnoyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.numerics, 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 indexesnoyesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocolHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
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
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"noneyes, 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 factornoneSource-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 jobsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID at container levelnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGridDBRiak KVSQLiteTimescaleDB
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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