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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datomic vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datomic vs. Google Cloud Bigtable

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datomic.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datomic.comcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectGoogle
Initial release201620122015
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, Clojure
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
Java
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zones
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
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)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-row operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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