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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. VelocityDB vs. XAP

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#296  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#164  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputevelocitydb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmvelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAlibabaVelocityDB IncGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release201620112000
Current release7.x14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC#Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedAny that supports .NETLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
.NetGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJava.Net.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesBased on Windows AuthenticationRole-based access control

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