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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Altibase vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Altibase vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGoogle'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 DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#211  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputealtibase.comgeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAltibaseOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Google
Initial release2016199920022015
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageANSI SQL-92SQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javastored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replicationInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes, on a single nodeAtomic 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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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