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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  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 warehousingLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsGoogle'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 DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.84
Rank#194  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score23.53
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score3.55
Rank#87  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Google
Initial release201620122015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-row operations
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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