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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. IRONdb vs. OmniSci vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
questdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.omnisci.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleCirconus LLC.MapD Technologies, Inc.QuestDB Limited
Initial release20162015201720162014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20185.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonononono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes, in Luanono
Triggersnonononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
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 zonesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
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 per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnonoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGoogle Cloud BigtableIRONdbOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018QuestDB
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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