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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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 warehousingdata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopCassandra-compatible wide column storeA .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 tablesRelational DBMSWide column storeGraph 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
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score2.18
Rank#110  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgwww.scylladb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.scylladb.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookScyllaDBVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2016201220152011
Current release3.1.2, August 2019Scylla Open Source 3.1.0, October 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
.Net
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
TriggersnononoCallbacks 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 serviceselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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.noyes infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectBased on Windows Authentication
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Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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