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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Informix

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Drill vs. BigchainDB vs. EsgynDB vs. Informix

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA 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 DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.57
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score24.16
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedrill.apache.orgwww.bigchaindb.comwww.esgyn.cnwww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdrill.apache.org/­docsbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationEsgynIBM, 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 release20162012201620151984
Current release1.19.0, June 202114.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languagePythonC++, JavaC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsJava Stored Proceduresyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noDepending on the underlying data sourcenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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