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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Dgraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Dgraph vs. Firebase Realtime Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#221  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#130  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score15.11
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedgraph.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.dgraph.iofirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperAlibabaDgraph Labs, Inc.Google infoacquired by Google 2014
Initial release201620162012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanolimited functionality with using 'rules'
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSynchronous replication via Raft
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoPlanned for future releasesyes, based on authentication and database rules
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeDgraphFirebase Realtime Database
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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