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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebird vs. Hive

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  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 warehousingFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBasedata 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 tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score21.40
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.firebirdsql.orghive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaFirebird FoundationApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release20162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2012
Current release3.0.4, October 20182.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
C/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaPSQLyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable 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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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 rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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