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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Citus vs. KairosDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.71
Rank#202  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#146  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#201  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.citusdata.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.citusdata.comkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperAlibaba
Initial release201620102013
Current release8.1, December 20181.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access control

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