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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Kinetica

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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 multi-model DBMS and application serverFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.intersystems.comwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)InterSystemsKinetica
Initial release2016201219972012
Current release2018.1.4, May 20207.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC, C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Java
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
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.noyesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAmazon RedshiftInterSystems CachéKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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