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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Snowflake vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.20
Rank#311  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score136.53
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#37  Graph DBMS
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.snowflake.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestoredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaSnowflake Computing Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201620142011
Current release7.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedAny that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationBased on Windows Authentication

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