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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 HadoopOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA .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 DBMSSearch engineGraph 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
Score7.04
Rank#49  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homesphinxsearch.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookSphinx Technologies Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release2016201220012011
Current release3.1.2, August 20193.1.1, October 20187.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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 fieldsyes
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 protocol.Net
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.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 serviceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factornone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
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 rolesnoBased on Windows Authentication

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