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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score15.31
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score6.70
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Microsoft
Initial release201620122015
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javalimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulesyes infousing Azure authentication

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