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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Machbase vs. Vertica

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.TimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataCloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
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
Score9.28
Rank#53  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.machbase.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datastax.comendoc.machbase.comvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaDataStaxMachbaseMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016201120132005
Current release6.8, April 2020V6.5, August 202111.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree test version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Vertica Accelerator’s high-performance analytics and machine learning with SQL or Python is available as a managed service.
Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languageFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonoyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyesnoyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeDatastax EnterpriseMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Machbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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