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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datomic vs. Hypertable

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datomic vs. Hypertable

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSWide column store
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Score0.80
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datomic.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datomic.com
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectHypertable Inc.
Initial release201620122009
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.9.8.11, March 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scans
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infoTransaction Functionsno
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and development
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnono

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