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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Lovefield vs. Memcached

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201620142003
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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