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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Neptune vs. EDB Postgres vs. FileMaker vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#115  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score47.39
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score16.34
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.enterprisedb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourceswww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonEnterpriseDBFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release20162017200519832012
Current releaseV13, October 202019, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
PHPJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yeslimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnonoyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesyes, based on authentication and database rules
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAmazon NeptuneEDB PostgresFileMakerFirebase Realtime Database
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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