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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. STSdb vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. STSdb vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#357  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score4.46
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputedocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAlibabaSTS Soft SCTimescale
Initial release201620112017
Current release4.0.8, September 20152.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)numerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
.NET Client APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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