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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.57
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedrill.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.esgyn.cnwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdrill.apache.org/­docsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationEsgynSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20162012201620152014
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourcenono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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