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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureCloud 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 storeDocument storeRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
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
Score478.24
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.mongodb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datastax.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manualvertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaDataStaxMongoDB, IncMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016201120092005
Current release6.8, April 20205.0.6, January 202211.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes: 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIFull 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
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.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
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavanoJavaScriptyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.horizontal 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 computingMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-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 methodsyesyesyesno 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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeDatastax EnterpriseMongoDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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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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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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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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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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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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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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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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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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