ApsaraDB for Lindorm (Lindorm) provides a wide table engine named LindormTable for large amounts of semi-structured and structured data. LindormTable is a distributed storage system and is compatible with open standards of multiple open source software, such as Apache HBase, Apache Phoenix, and Apache Cassandra. This topic describes the similarities and differences among Lindorm, HBase, and Cassandra to facilitate understanding. For more information about LindormTable, see Overview.