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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SwayDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeSearch engineKey-value store
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
Score6.99
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigtableazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release2016201520152018
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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 indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
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 zonesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnoAtomic execution of operations
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infousing Azure authenticationno

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