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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. HBase vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 BigTableOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeWide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.32
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score52.95
Rank#20  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score7.26
Rank#48  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storehbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmhbase.apache.orgsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201620082001
Current release2.2.0, June 20193.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno

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