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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.MaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score43.79
Rank#25  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigquerycloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaGoogleGoogle
Initial release201620102015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataAtomic single-row operations
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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