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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#196  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#73  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201620082015
Current release1.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, details hereyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javausing Google App Engineyes infoon the application server
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication using Paxosyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsmultiple readers, single writer
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)Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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