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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Cloudant vs. FileMaker vs. PouchDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#211  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score4.05
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score47.39
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloudant.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.cloudant.comwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAlibabaIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014FileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016201019832012
Current release19, May 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostediOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nonoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
PHPJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno

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