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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google BigQuery vs. Hive vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 tablesdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.42
Rank#215  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score25.44
Rank#27  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigqueryhive.apache.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2016201020122011
Current release3.1.2, August 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VMAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.Net
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
TriggersnononoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
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 serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datanoACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and rolesBased on Windows Authentication

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