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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. BigchainDB vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Kingbase

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. BigchainDB vs. Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Kingbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.38
Rank#256  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.bigchaindb.comgeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.kingbase.com.cn
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.html
DeveloperAlibabaOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GoogleBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release20162016200220151999
Current release1.1, February 2017V8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languagePythonJavaC and Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (OQL)noStandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeAtomic single-row operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeBigchainDBGeodeGoogle Cloud BigtableKingbase
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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