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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.53
Rank#223  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon
Initial release201620072013
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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