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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon SimpleDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward Sciore
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.20
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­simpledb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaAmazon
Initial release201620162007
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesnonoyes infoAll columns are indexed automatically
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the application
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the application
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

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