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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasecloud.google.com/­bigtablequestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationGoogleQuestDB Limited
Initial release2016197920152014
Current releaseV3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
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++Java
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++nono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-row operationsACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEGoogle Cloud BigtableQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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