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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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 toolsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score22.37
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­redshiftazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperAlibabaAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Microsoft
Initial release201620122015
Current releaseV1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
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 indexesnorestrictedyes
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/ODBC.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin Pythonno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authentication

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