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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  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 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 dataA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score3.63
Rank#89  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­bigtablegithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
questdb.iorealm.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsdocs.omnisci.comquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleMapD Technologies, Inc.QuestDB LimitedRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20162015201620142014
Current release5.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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 indexesnonononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanononono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnonononoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)none
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 replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicasnone
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsnoACID for single-table writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGoogle Cloud BigtableOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018QuestDBRealm
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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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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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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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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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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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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Apache 2.0.
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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