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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  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 simplicityCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#317  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#111  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.irondb.iowww.scylladb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.scylladb.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAlibabaCirconus LLC.ScyllaDBGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2016201720152000
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses 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++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.nononono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnonoyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
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
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes, in Luayes, Luayes
Triggersnononoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
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 infoin-memory tablesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeIRONdbScyllaDBXAP
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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