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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 environmentsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
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
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#133  Relational DBMS
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperAlibabaFairCom CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release2016197920142009
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
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoJSON typesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query languageno
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
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++JavaScriptno
TriggersnoyesJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
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 can be defined down to the item levelno

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