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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 HadoopA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)Distributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
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
Score1.78
Rank#119  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgvelocitydb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homevelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookVelocityDB IncVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2016201220112010
Current release3.1.2, August 20197.x9.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Java, C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAny that supports .NETLinux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
.NetJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
.NetC#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoJava
TriggersnonoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
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 factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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 rolesBased on Windows AuthenticationUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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