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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  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 assetsGoogle'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 storeWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedrill.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdrill.apache.org/­docsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogle
Initial release2016201220162015
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL v3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languagePython
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
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++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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