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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hive vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  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 distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.54
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score78.43
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehive.apache.orgcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homecloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­managed-ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookYandex
Initial release201620122019
Current release3.1.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factorActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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