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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
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
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#262  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#144  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#83  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.foundationdb.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibabaFoundationDBScyllaDB
Initial release201620132015
Current release6.2.28, November 2020ScyllaDB Open Source 5.0, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javain SQL-layer onlyyes, Lua
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.noyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeFoundationDBScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Samsung, Medium, Disney+ Hotstar, Discord, Zillow, Expedia, Grab, OlaCabs,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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