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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Faircom DB vs. Fauna vs. OrientDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#310  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score4.98
Rank#81  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbfauna.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.fauna.comwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationFauna, Inc.OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release2016197920142010
Current releaseV12, November 20203.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++ScalaJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsJava, Javascript
TriggersnoyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanotunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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