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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hive vs. Teradata Aster vs. VelocityDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 HadoopPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA .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 DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.42
Rank#215  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookTeradataVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2016201220052011
Current release3.1.2, August 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyes
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.noyes infoin Aster File Storeno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceR packagesno
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 factoryes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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