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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. ArangoDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. KairosDB vs. Titan

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#210  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score4.88
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score1.93
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#202  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.arangodb.comcloud.google.com/­spannergithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablecloud.google.com/­spanner/­docskairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaArangoDB Inc.GoogleAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20162012201720132012
Current release3.6, January 20201.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaJavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrayes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication with configurable replication factorMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple password-based access controlUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeArangoDBGoogle Cloud SpannerKairosDBTitan
Specific characteristicsOne Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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