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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EDB Postgres vs. FileMaker vs. PouchDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  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 warehousingThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.FileMaker 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 tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.64
Rank#211  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.46
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score47.39
Rank#23  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.enterprisedb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAlibabaEnterpriseDBFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2016200519832012
Current releaseV10, November 201719, May 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
PHPJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneSharding 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 replicationSource-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 methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeEDB PostgresFileMakerPouchDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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