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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Kylin vs. Couchbase vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score28.86
Rank#29  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputekylin.apache.orgwww.couchbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.couchbase.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncCouchbase, Inc.GoogleSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20162015201120152006
Current release3.1.0, July 2020Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20198.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numbernoyes
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 indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)Declarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Internal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeApache KylinCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseGoogle Cloud BigtableSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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