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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache Pinot vs. EXASOL

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.51
Rank#258  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#115  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.57
Rank#250  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score3.18
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbpinot.apache.orgwww.exasol.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.pinot.apache.orgwww.exasol.com/­resources
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonApache Software Foundation and contributorsExasol
Initial release2016200720152000
Current release0.11.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedhostedAll OS with a Java JDK11 or higher
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Java
Lua
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioningSharding
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 methodsyesnoyes infoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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