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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. FileMaker vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Prometheus

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Microsofts relational DBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score54.88
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.filemaker.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoft
Initial release2016198319892015
Current release18, May 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatyesno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaPHPC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavayesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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