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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#111  Overall
#19  Document stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedrill.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablequestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdrill.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogleQuestDB Limited
Initial release2016201220152014
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnononono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoSQL-like query language
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)
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
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 zonesConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesno
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic single-row operationsACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
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 infothrough memory mapped files
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)
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Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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