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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Cloudant vs. Hive

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#222  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score83.10
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloudant.comhive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.cloudant.comcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201620102012
Current release2.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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 can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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