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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Couchbase vs. KairosDB vs. NuoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score32.16
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#203  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.06
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.couchbase.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.couchbase.comkairosdb.github.iodoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperAlibabaCouchbase, Inc.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2016201120132013
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infobased on Cassandradata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationsimple password-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseKairosDBNuoDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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