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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. BigObject vs. Derby vs. TimescaleDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 real-time computations and queriesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.75
Rank#200  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#312  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Score4.62
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.90
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#177  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputebigobject.iodb.apache.org/­derbywww.timescale.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.bigobject.iodb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.timescale.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.Apache Software FoundationTimescaleYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20162015199720172017
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyesyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesJavaJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaLuaJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeBigObjectDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBTimescaleDBYugabyteDB
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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