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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Cassandra vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.66
Rank#211  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score118.01
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score7.04
Rank#61  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecassandra.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookIBMPerconaSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20162008201720152013
Current release4.0.4, May 20222.03.4.10-2.10, November 20177.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++C++, Go
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimenoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavanoyesJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyesno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeCassandraIBM Db2 Event StorePercona Server for MongoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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