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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Impala vs. EJDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Impala vs. EJDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Impala  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingAnalytic DBMS for HadoopEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score12.45
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#296  Overall
#44  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeimpala.apache.orggithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputeimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.htmlgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.md
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by ClouderaSoftmotions
Initial release201620132012
Current release4.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPLv2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxserver-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_id
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Locking
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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