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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Drizzle

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 ScioreMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#262  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score2.65
Rank#117  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­simpledb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledb
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201620072008
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanono
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
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.no
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)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP

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