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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GridDB vs. Riak TS vs. TimescaleDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 DataRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.35
Rank#267  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.24
Rank#155  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#284  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score4.52
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegriddb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.griddb.netdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaToshiba CorporationBasho TechnologiesTimescale
Initial release2016201320152017
Current release4.6, February 20212.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampnonumerics, 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)noyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocolHTTP 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
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript 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
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingyes, 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 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 jobsyesno
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 datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID at container levelnoACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreGridDBRiak TSTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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