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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Newts

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  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.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.57
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score18.80
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score944.96
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serveropennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servergithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014InterSystemsMicrosoftOpenNMS Group
Initial release20162012201819892014
Current release2021.1, June 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javalimited functionality with using 'rules'yesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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