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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Firebird vs. LeanXcale

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  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 InterBaseA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score27.58
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.firebirdsql.orgwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manuals
DeveloperAlibabaFirebird FoundationLeanXcale
Initial release20162000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2015
Current release4.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaPSQL
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoavailable via 3rd party products
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeFirebirdLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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