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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Dgraph vs. Informix vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#142  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedgraph.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­informixgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.dgraph.ioinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
github.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaDgraph Labs, Inc.IBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Terark
Initial release2016201619842016
Current release14.10.FC3, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesno
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSynchronous replication via RaftMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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