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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. QuestDB vs. Yaacomo

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.40
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1.11
Rank#165  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbquestdb.ioyaacomo.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftQuestDB LimitedQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2016201420142009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
TriggersnoJavaScriptnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceConfigurable consistency for N replicasSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud Table StoreMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBQuestDBYaacomo
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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