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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  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 warehousingSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsGoogle'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 tablesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedrill.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasecloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdrill.apache.org/­docsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationFairCom CorporationGoogle
Initial release20162012201619792015
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonANSI C, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJavaC++Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factoryes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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 sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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