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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  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 warehousingLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCloud-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 tablesRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.39
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score22.61
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score11.64
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Google infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620122012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonlimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
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 methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rules

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