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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SwayDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSWide column storeKey-value store
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Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeiotdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtableswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationGoogleSimer Plaha
Initial release2016201820152018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-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 indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
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 zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate 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 operationsAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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