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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google BigQuery vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Kinetica

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.54
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score50.12
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score5.03
Rank#79  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigquerycloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleGoogleKinetica
Initial release2016201020152012
Current release7.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnouser defined functions
Triggersnononoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles on table level
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGoogle BigQueryGoogle Cloud BigtableKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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