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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.Spatial extension of SQLite
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
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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
Score2.37
Rank#125  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.foundationdb.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAlibabaFoundationDBAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201620132008
Current release6.2.28, November 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagesupported in specific SQL layer onlyyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javain SQL-layer onlyno
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 onlyyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnono

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