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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Hive

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score11.74
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasehive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasecwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201620122012
Current release2.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javalimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulesAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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