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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. ClickHouse vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#85  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeclickhouse.techcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmclickhouse.tech/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaYandex LLCGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201620152014
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
hostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageClose to ANSI SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonouser defined functions
Triggersnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes
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 zonesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 datanonoAtomic single-row operationsACID
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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