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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Db2 vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Db2 vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  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 accessCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Spatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#242  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score164.20
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score51.05
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaIBMSAP, Sybase
Initial release201620161983 infohost version1987
Current release12.1, October 201616.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavanoyesJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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