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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. SiteWhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.M2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#214  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#356  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­sitewhere/­sitewhere
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­spanner/­docssitewhere1.sitewhere.io/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleSiteWhere
Initial release201620172010
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyespredefined scheme
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.selectable replication factor infobased on HBase
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoStrict serializable isolationno
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)Users with fine-grained authorization concept

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