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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  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.Cloud 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.A fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeRelational DBMS infoColumn orientedTime Series DBMS
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
Score19.29
Rank#38  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#223  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.vertica.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datastax.comvertica.com/­documentationdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaDataStaxMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett PackardVictoriaMetrics
Initial release2016201120052018
Current release6.8, April 202011.1, February 2022v1.72, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containersno
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 languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: 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 indexesnoyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differencesno
Triggersnoyesyes, called Custom Alertsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"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 replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.Synchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno infoBi-directional Spark integrationno
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeDatastax EnterpriseVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Deploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Fast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Grammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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VictoriaMetrics comes in three versions: an open source version, an Enterprise version...
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