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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Weaviate

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
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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Score0.51
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score20.13
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.31
Rank#292  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibabaGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201620122017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript
Objective-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
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
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
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes, based on authentication and database rulesOpenID Connect Discovery
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeFirebase Realtime DatabaseWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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