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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Nebula Graph

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Nebula Graph

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperAlibabaIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Vesoft Inc.
Initial release201620102019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
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 serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.nonoyes
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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