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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. CockroachDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. CockroachDB vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.cockroachlabs.comcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhereterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAlibabaCockroach LabsGoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20162015201519922018
Current release21.1.2, June 202117, July 201510.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageGoProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesdynamic schemaschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLnoyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBCgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication using RAFTInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
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 integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeCockroachDBGoogle Cloud BigtableSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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