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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Kinetica vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Kinetica vs. Sadas Engine

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 toolsFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.93
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#352  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.kinetica.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)KineticaSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2016201220122006
Current release7.1, August 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCC, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAmazon RedshiftKineticaSadas Engine
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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