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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HBase vs. Nebula Graph vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeGraph DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score45.01
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storehbase.apache.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmhbase.apache.orgdocs.nebula-graph.iodocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetVesoft Inc.ScyllaDB
Initial release2016200820192015
Current release2.3.4, January 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Cloudera Operational Database: Cloud-native autonomous Apache HBase for unparalleled scale, performance and reliability. Automate and simplify database management with capabilities like auto-scale, auto-heal, and auto-tune.Scylla Cloud: Create real-time applications that run at global scale with Scylla Cloud, the industry’s most powerful NoSQL DBaaS
Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleStrong typed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes 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.yes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocolselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACRole-based access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreHBaseNebula GraphScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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