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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  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.High-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
Score3.18
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.exasol.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.exasol.com/­resources
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasol
Initial release2016200720082000
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
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 automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
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
C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanonouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
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 methodsyesnonoyes 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 integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDACID
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.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)Pluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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