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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RethinkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.43
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score60.45
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaserethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2016201320102009
Current release1.8.0, April 2020V122.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL
TriggersnonoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokenssimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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