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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. FoundationDB vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. FoundationDB vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
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
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#145  Overall
#21  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#206  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.foundationdb.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperAlibabaFoundationDBSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620132004
Current release6.1.11, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javain SQL-layer onlyyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 rolesnono

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