DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. GraphDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. GraphDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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 StorageGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Enterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.Widely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
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
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score2.86
Rank#103  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
#3  RDF stores
Score2.68
Rank#107  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedrill.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.ontotext.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdrill.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogleOntotextOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20162012201520001994
Current release1.19.0, June 20219.8, June 202118.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesno
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnononoyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnostored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
GeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesJavaC++C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityno
Triggersnonononoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoConstraint checkingno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Default Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.no
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeApache DrillGoogle Cloud BigtableGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
» more
Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
» more
Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
» more
Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
» more
Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeApache DrillGoogle Cloud BigtableGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMOracle Berkeley DB
Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud Unveils 'Magic' Behind the World's Largest Online Shopping Festival
19 November 2020, PRNewswire

Two in Five Fortune 500 Companies Choose Alibaba Cloud
2 July 2020, Business Wire

Alibaba supports Singles Day with cloud computing, 3D models
19 November 2020, Chain Store Age

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Accelerate Big Data Computing in Alibaba Cloud
15 October 2019, AiThority

Big Data Processing Services Comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM, Microsoft - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
26 June 2020, Wire19

provided by Google News

Apache Drill improves big data SQL query engine
31 August 2021, TechTarget

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges
19 May 2015, Datanami

MapR Advances Support for Flexible and High Performance Analytics on JSON and S3 Data with Apache Drill
30 January 2019, Business Wire

What is Apache Hadoop? Understanding Hadoop Ecosystem & Architecture | ITBE
9 September 2021, IT Business Edge

SQL-on-Hadoop tech Apache Drill is ready to use and part of MapR's distro
16 September 2014, Gigaom

provided by Google News

Confluent Releases New Features to Make Data Streaming Simple
19 January 2022, Database Trends and Applications

How IIoT is Used by MachineMax, TIER Mobility, Bühler Group, Augury, and Port of Rotterdam: Case Studies
3 January 2022, Datamation

Google Cloud Improves SLA for Bigtable and Adds New Security Features
19 June 2021, InfoQ.com

Bigtable vs Bigquery - A Quick Overview
9 September 2021, Analytics India Magazine

Review: Google Bigtable scales with ease
7 September 2016, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Ontotext GraphDB 9.4 Enables SQL Access to Knowledge Graphs and Visual Mapping of Tabular Data to RDF
11 September 2020, PRNewswire

GraphDB 9.8 Brings Text Mining and Kafka Connectivity
2 June 2021, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext Platform 3.4 Brings Better Search and Aggregation in Knowledge Graphs
15 April 2021, PRNewswire

What are graph database query languages?
3 September 2021, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Recognition For NoSQL Pioneers
5 July 2021, iProgrammer

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Oracle's mobile play -- Berkeley DB?
16 May 2010, ZDNet

ACM recognizes far-reaching technical achievements with special awards
26 May 2021, EurekAlert

Israel Mukuamu drafted by Dallas Cowboys
1 May 2021, Live 5 News WCSC

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Big Data/SQL Developer
LPL Financial, South Carolina

Software Engineer (Back-end and Full-stack Development)
Concourse Labs, Texas

Senior Architect/Software Engineer (Back-end and Full-stack Development)
Concourse Labs, Texas

Google Cloud Infrastructure Engineer- Location Open
Deloitte, Costa Mesa, CA

Google Cloud Infrastructure Engineer- Location Open
Deloitte, San Jose, CA

Staff Software Engineer, Data Center Health
Google, Sunnyvale, CA

Big-Data Platform Engineer(s) - Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Nucleusteq, Phoenix, AZ

Google Cloud Infrastructure Architect- Location Open
Deloitte, San Diego, CA

Knowledge Graph and Semantics SME
CAPCO, Remote

Project Management Senior Advisor - Taxonomy (USA Remote)
Dell Technologies, Texas

Ontologist/Global Relationship Lead for Knowledge Management (USA Remote)
Dell Technologies, Round Rock, TX

Graph Databases Infrastructure Manager
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Jersey City, NJ

Principal Software Engineer
Citizens, Johnston, RI

Jr. Software Developer (Python)
NIH-NCBI, Bethesda, MD

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here