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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Datastore

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Google Cloud Datastore

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score4.41
Rank#77  Overall
#10  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigtablecloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docscloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleGoogle
Initial release201620152008
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, details here
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanousing Google App Engine
TriggersnonoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
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 serviceInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMulti-source replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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