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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Elasticsearch vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Elasticsearch vs. Splunk

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#279  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score138.60
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score87.08
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperAlibabaElasticSplunk Inc.
Initial release201620102003
Current release7.8.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop Connectoryes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles

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