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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Riak TS vs. Sphinx

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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Score0.35
Rank#242  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score0.30
Rank#253  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score6.54
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeriak.com/­products/­riak-tssphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaBasho TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201620152001
Current release3.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesnorestrictedyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensnono

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