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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Neptune vs. Spark SQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.75
Rank#200  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#118  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score19.45
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­neptunespark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software Foundation
Initial release201620172014
Current release3.1.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Python
R
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 servicenoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnone
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 infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith encyption-at-restyes
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 for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no

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