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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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 warehousingdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#218  Overall
#31  Document stores
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201420162012
Current release2.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
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-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesnono
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 serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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