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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 simplicityHigh 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 DBMSDocument 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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Score0.53
Rank#223  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#168  Overall
#26  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAlibabaCirconus LLC.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201620172000
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 201814.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP APIGigaSpaces 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
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes, in Luayes
Triggersnonoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes 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 nodesImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeIRONdbXAP
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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