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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Druid vs. EJDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Neo4j

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Druid vs. EJDB vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Neo4j

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Open source graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.07
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score50.18
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedruid.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.hawkular.orgneo4j.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideneo4j.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaMetamarkets Group and contributorsSoftmotionsCommunity supported by Red HatNeo4j, Inc.
Initial release20162012201220142007
Current release4.1.1, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
server-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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 indexesnoyesnonoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Lucene
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternonono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JSON over HTTPin-process shared libraryHTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanononoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functions
Triggersnononoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infovia event handler
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoavailable via extensionsnonoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeDruidEJDBHawkular MetricsNeo4j
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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