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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hive vs. Kdb+

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.38
Rank#222  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score83.10
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgkx.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecode.kx.com
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201620122000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release2.3.6, August 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesrights management via user accounts
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeHiveKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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