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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. IRONdb vs. Oracle vs. ScyllaDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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 simplicityWidely used RDBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#317  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1355.16
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#111  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.irondb.iowww.oracle.com/­databasewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperAlibabaCirconus LLC.OracleScyllaDB
Initial release2016201719802015
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 201819c, February 2019Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
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
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes, in LuaPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes, Lua
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeIRONdbOracleScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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