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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. PostgreSQL vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. PostgreSQL vs. RRDtool

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score536.77
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#97  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.postgresql.orgoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manualsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerTobias Oetiker
Initial release20161989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL1999
Current release12.3, May 20201.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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