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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#223  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score8.05
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#109  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleScyllaDB
Initial release201620172015
Current releaseScylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes, Lua
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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.noyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users can be defined per object
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Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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