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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. FoundationDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Kinetica vs. searchxml

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Document storeRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.71
Rank#202  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#165  Overall
#27  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Score4.35
Rank#79  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score0.77
Rank#192  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#347  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.foundationdb.orgcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.kinetica.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperAlibabaFoundationDBGoogleKineticainformationpartners gmbh
Initial release20162013200820122015
Current release6.2.28, November 20206.01.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxWindows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes, details hereyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javain SQL-layer onlyusing Google App Engineuser defined functionsyes infoon the application server
TriggersnonoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication using PaxosSource-replica replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsnomultiple readers, single writer
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.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles on table levelDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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