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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 engineA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.51
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score27.01
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#334  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftTerark
Initial release2016201220102016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC.NET and CC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted.NET
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnono
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonyesno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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