DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. MariaDB vs. Realm

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. MariaDB vs. Realm

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.43
Rank#236  Overall
#10  Wide column stores
Score91.61
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score8.75
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storemariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
realm.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­libraryrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201620092014
Current release10.4.12, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • Azure Database for MariaDB: A fully managed, scalable MariaDB relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
  • SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.
Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreMariaDBRealm
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
» more
Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
» more
Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
» more
Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
» more
Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
» more
Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more
Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesAzure Database for MariaDB: Easily deploy applications to the cloud.
» more

Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreMariaDBRealm
DB-Engines blog posts

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Top data analytics tools comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
5 December 2019, Wire19

Alibaba Cloud: Rising Star in the Cloud Market
21 May 2018, Datamation

An essential guide to the 2019 serverless ecosystem
23 July 2019, TechBeacon

provided by Google News

MariaDB Survey Finds IT Decision-Makers Reaching to the Cloud for Data Warehouses and Databases
15 September 2020, Odessa American

Matillion Appoints Kenneth Paqvalen as Chief Financial Officer
2 September 2020, AiThority

MariaDB raises $25M more to expand its SkySQL cloud database platform
9 July 2020, TechCrunch

Open-Source Database Software Market Size and Forecast (2020-2027) | By Top Leading Players – Redis, MySQL, Couchbase, Apache Hive, MongoDB, SQLite, MariaDB
10 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

MariaDB announces Platform X5, a comprehensive open source database solution
20 July 2020, Help Net Security

provided by Google News

MongoDB Cloud brings developers and edge together
10 June 2020, TechRadar South Africa

MongoDB Extends Cloud Lineup With New Database Release, Search And Mobile Tools
12 June 2020, CRN: Technology news for channel partners and solution providers

MongoDB Cloud Gives Developers An Escape From Data Silos With First-Ever Unified Cloud-To-Mobile Experience
9 June 2020, PRNewswire

Realm Makes PostgreSQL Real-Time with New Connector
21 March 2017, Database Trends and Applications

Realm explains the benefits of realtime collaboration for mobile apps
24 October 2016, App Developer Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MySQL/MariaDB Database Administrator
Medical Informatics Engineering, Fort Wayne, IN

Software Engineering Intern - Summer 2021
Tailwind, Oklahoma City, OK

Golang Software Engineer
Percona, Remote

Maria DB Admin
Hash Technologies, Orlando, FL

Linux System Administrator
AccuWebHosting.Com, New Jersey

iOS Tooling Engineer - San Francisco
Lyft, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here