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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Cassandra vs. EJDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Cloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#227  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#210  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score120.07
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#258  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.84
Rank#118  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecassandra.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouse
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookSoftmotionsIBM
Initial release20162016200820122014
Current release3.11.6, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lesshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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.yesnonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Fluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
in-process shared library.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin JavanonoPL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possiblenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBAlibaba Cloud MaxComputeCassandraEJDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB
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