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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Hive vs. Informix

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#278  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score75.52
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score22.48
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlhive.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homeinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.
Initial release20121984
Current release3.1.3, April 202214.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersyesnoyes
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 serviceselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLHiveInformix
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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Competitive advantagesTPC Benchmark: The world leading result in TPC-DS benchmark . TPC-H benchmark for...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable regions: America US Virginia US Silicon Valley Asia China Hong Kong India...
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