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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. IRONdb vs. OmniSci

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.53
Rank#223  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.34
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAlibabaCirconus LLC.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201620172016
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes, in Luano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeIRONdbOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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