DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hypertable vs. Informix

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Hypertable vs. Informix

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeWide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score23.12
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleHypertable Inc.IBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release2016201520091984
Current release0.9.8.11, March 201614.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C, C++ and Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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 indexesnonorestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
C++ API
Thrift
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
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 zonesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnoACID
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 rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGoogle Cloud BigtableHypertableInformix
Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud Unveils 'Magic' Behind the World's Largest Online Shopping Festival
19 November 2020, PRNewswire

Alibaba supports Singles Day with cloud computing, 3D models
19 November 2020, Chain Store Age

Two in Five Fortune 500 Companies Choose Alibaba Cloud
2 July 2020, Business Wire

Open source a stream: Alibaba Cloud conjures up e-retail stream processing ‘magic’
25 November 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Accelerate Big Data Computing in Alibaba Cloud
22 June 2020, AiThority

provided by Google News

Google Opens Up Spanner Database With PostgreSQL Interface
13 October 2021, The Next Platform

MadHive agrees to $100 Million deal with SADA to expand use of Google Cloud
6 October 2021, ZDNet

MLB Statcast delivering real-time insights with Google Cloud
14 October 2021, TechTarget

Google Cloud Dataprep Solution for BigQuery Sees Significant Adoption
12 October 2021, MarTech Series

Google Cloud Improves SLA for Bigtable and Adds New Security Features
19 June 2021, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

NoSQL database types explained: Column-oriented databases
22 September 2021, TechTarget

Columnar Databases Software Market May Set a New Growth Story to Generate Booming Opportunities in the Industry by 2027 – Otterbein 360
12 October 2021, Otterbein 360

Timescale Launches Industry's First Multi-Node Relational Database for Time-Series Data, Giving Organizations Unprecedented Scale
29 October 2020, Business Wire

TimescaleDB goes distributed; implements ‘Chunking’ over ‘Sharding’ for scaling-out
22 August 2019, Packt Hub

Timescale Cloud: Managed Time Series Database on Azure, Google Cloud and AWS
27 June 2019, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Size, Outlook and Key Companies – Microsoft, Oracle, Centura Software, Informix, IBM Corporation, others – Otterbein 360
14 October 2021, Otterbein 360

Sanjay Deshmukh exits VMware to take regional reins of Snowflake
27 September 2021, Channel Asia Singapore

Global Relational Databases Software Market 2021 Share, Size Global Key Trends, Industry Demand, Key Findings, Regional Analysis, Growth Factors , Key Players Profiles, Future Prospects and Forecasts to 2025 – Otterbein 360
11 October 2021, Otterbein 360

Current Database Trends & Applications 2021
15 August 2021, Datamation

Fugitive Silicon Valley tech executive hauled into federal court
15 October 2019, The Mercury News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Google Cloud Architect/Engineer – Full time or CTH – 100% Remote
Right Skale Inc., Remote

Google Cloud Engineer
CloudWave, Remote

Senior Google Cloud Platform Engineer
Rural Sourcing Inc., Albuquerque, NM

Data Engineer, Creator Studio
Spotify, New York, NY

Senior Data Engineer, Google Cloud
Caserta, New York, NY

Programmer - USDA
Total Solutions, Inc., Kansas City, MO

Research Clerk
Inmar, Grand Prairie, TX

Customer Support Engineer, Tier 1 (Unix)
Commvault, Tinton Falls, NJ

Sales Booking Specialist
ADT Inc., Jacksonville, FL

Data Entry Processor
Inmar, Winston-Salem, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here