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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Graph Engine

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engine
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.46
Rank#221  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score22.41
Rank#29  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#204  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#36  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manual
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Microsoft
Initial release201620122010
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC.NET and C
Server operating systemshostedhosted.NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning
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
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno
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 persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storage
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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