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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Elasticsearch

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Elasticsearch

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metric
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#219  Overall
#33  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score158.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearch
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaElastic
Initial release201420162010
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Javayes
Triggersyesnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesES-Hadoop Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoMemcached and Redis integration
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles

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