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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Geode vs. Hive vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.42
Rank#215  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputegeode.apache.orghive.apache.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgeode.apache.org/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2016200220122011
Current release1.1, February 20173.1.2, August 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAll OS with a Java VMAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.Net
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event ListenersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodenoACID
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 rolesAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users, groups and rolesBased on Windows Authentication

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