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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Google Cloud Spanner

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Google Cloud Spanner

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#277  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#294  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#91  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financecloud.google.com/­spanner
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAxibase CorporationGoogle
Initial release201620132017
Current release15585
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoStrict serializable isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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