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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#214  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#356  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputequestdb.iogithub.com/­sitewhere/­sitewhere
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputequestdb.io/­docssitewhere1.sitewhere.io/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaQuestDB Technology IncSiteWhere
Initial release201620142010
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolpredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL with time-series extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javano
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication with eventual consistencyselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writesno
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.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeQuestDBSiteWhere
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosFinancial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersBanks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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