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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Druid vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  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 warehousingOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score26.32
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation and contributors
Initial release201620122013
Current release0.20.0, October 20202.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL for queryingSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
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 serviceSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable 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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemsimple rights management via user accounts
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