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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hive vs. Sphinx vs. TinkerGraph

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 HadoopOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score83.45
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homesphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016201220012009
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Proprietary protocolTinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factornonenone
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.optional
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 rolesnono

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