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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#225  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#209  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibaba
Initial release20162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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