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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Neo4j vs. SAP IQ vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Neo4j vs. SAP IQ vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Open source graph databaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.70
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score53.53
Rank#20  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score4.96
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.hawkular.orgneo4j.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guideneo4j.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaCommunity supported by Red HatNeo4j, Inc.SAP, formerly SybasePingCAP, Inc.
Initial release20162014200719942016
Current release4.1.4, November 202016.1 SPS04, April 20194.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, ScalaGo, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP RESTBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyesno
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infovia event handleryesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on Cassandranoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexerhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraCausal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlySAP/Sybase Replication ServerUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoHadoop integrationyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Causal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeHawkular MetricsNeo4jSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTiDB
Specific characteristicsNeo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesNeo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersOver 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsNeo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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