Difference between Alibaba Cloud Log Service and Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute

1. Alibaba Cloud Log Service :
It is a complete real-time data logging service. It was developed by Alibaba Group. It supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.

2. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute :
It was previously known as ODPS, is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousing. It is used to store and compute batches of structured data. It provides a massive range of data warehouse solutions as well as big data analysis and modeling services.


Difference between Alibaba Cloud Log Service and Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute :

S.NO. Alibaba Cloud Log Service Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute
1. It was developed by AlibabaCloud Inc. in 2016. It was developed by Alibaba in 2016.
2. It is a complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs. It is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousing.
3. In Alibaba Cloud Log Service there are hosted server operating systems. In Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute there are hosted server operating systems.
4. The license of Alibaba Cloud Log Service is commercial. The license of Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute is also commercial.
5. It does not support XML Format. It also does not support XML Format.
6. It does not support the Server-side scripting. It supports user defined functions based Server-side scripting.
7. There is only one partitioning method – Sharding. It also supports partitioning methods.
8. It supports SQL query language. It supports SQL-like query language.
9. It support 3 replicas. It also supports replication methods.
10. Log Service does not provide the concept of Referential Integrity. Hence, no Foreign Keys. MaxCompute also does not provide the concept of Referential Integrity. Hence, no Foreign Keys.
11. It does not support in-memory capabilities. It also does not support in-memory capabilities.
12. It offers an ES-Hadoop Connector as a Map/Reduce method. It offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods.
13. It does not support ACID property. It also does not support ACID property.

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