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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud PolarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS
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Score0.78
Rank#211  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#215  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputewww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overview
DeveloperAlibabaAlibaba
Initial release2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
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 datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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