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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. FileMaker vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.83
Rank#190  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score54.22
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016198320132014
Current release19.3.1, June 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 formatnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaPHPBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeFileMakerSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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