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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2 vs. Linter

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  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.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxRDBMS for high security requirements
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score12.35
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score165.55
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#327  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2linter.ru/­en
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014IBMrelex.ru/­en
Initial release201620121983 infohost version1990
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javalimited functionality with using 'rules'yesyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQL
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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