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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon DynamoDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloud
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#225  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score56.01
Rank#19  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon
Initial release20162012
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operations
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
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Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javano
Triggersnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambda
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and region
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAmazon DynamoDB
Specific characteristicsAmazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that delivers single-digit millisecond...
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Competitive advantagesPERFORMANCE AT SCALE DynamoDB supports some of the world’s largest scale applications...
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Typical application scenariosServerless web applications Build powerful web applications that automatically scale...
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Key customersNike Digital migrated their large clusters of Cassandra to a fully managed Amazon...
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Market metricsAccording to DB-Engines' ranking , Amazon DynamoDB is the most popular fully managed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsDynamoDB charges for reading, writing, and storing data in your DynamoDB tables,...
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