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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. FaunaDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Oracle

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#89  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#152  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#74  Relational DBMS
Score1346.39
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputefauna.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmfauna.com/­documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperAlibabaFauna, Inc.InterSystemsOracle
Initial release2016201420181980
Current release2018.1.1, February 201819c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data modelyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMasterlessMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
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.nonoyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeFaunaDBInterSystems IRISOracle
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