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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EJDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Informix

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Cloud-based data warehousing serviceA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
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Score0.49
Rank#214  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#260  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.98
Rank#118  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score24.38
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeejdb.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.ibm.com/­products/­informix
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
DeveloperAlibabaSoftmotionsIBMIBM, 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.
Initial release2016201220141984
Current release14.10.FC3, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageCC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemshostedserver-lesshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
in-process shared library.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavanoPL/SQL, SQL PLyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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 rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controls

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