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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.66
Rank#211  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaIBMPerconaSingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20162017201520132014
Current release2.03.4.10-2.10, November 20177.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimenoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavayesJavaScriptyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infohash partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infovia In-Memory Engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeIBM Db2 Event StorePercona Server for MongoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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