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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. TimescaleDB vs. YottaDB

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonYottaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA fast and solid embedded Key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infousing the Octo plugin
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Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score4.46
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#306  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.timescale.comyottadb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputedocs.timescale.comyottadb.com/­resources/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaTimescaleYottaDB, LLC
Initial release201620172001
Current release2.15.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Docker
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxby using the Octo plugin
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
PostgreSQL wire protocol infousing the Octo plugin
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
M
Perl
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoyes
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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-standardUsers and groups based on OS-security mechanisms

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