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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Sphinx vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Sphinx vs. TempoIQ

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesSearch engineTime Series DBMS
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Score0.59
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score7.29
Rank#60  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputesphinxsearch.comtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaSphinx Technologies Inc.TempoIQ
Initial release201620012012
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)no
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanono
Triggersnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
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 rolesnosimple authentication-based access control

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