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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. HarperDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  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 database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.93
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#200  Overall
#31  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeharperdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overview
DeveloperAlibabaHarperDB
Initial release20162017
Current release3.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesdynamic schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data types
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
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like data manipulation statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaCustom Functions infosince release 3.1
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a cluster
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be defined
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeHarperDB
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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