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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonOceanBase  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 ScioreHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed, high available RDBMS compatible with Oracle and MySQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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
Score1.13
Rank#188  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.exasol.comopen.oceanbase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.exasol.com/­resourcesopen.oceanbase.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaAmazonExasolOceanBase infopreviously Alibaba and Ant Group
Initial release2016200720002011
Current release3.2.3, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoCommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Proprietary native API
Table API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Lua
Python
R
Ada infoin MySQL-compatible model
C infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
C++ infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
D infoin MySQL-compatible model
Delphi infoin MySQL-compatible model
Eiffel infoin MySQL-compatible model
Erlang infoin MySQL-compatible model
Haskell infoin MySQL-compatible model
Java infoin Oracle- and MySQL- compatible models
JavaScript (Node.js) infoin MySQL-compatible model
Objective-C infoin MySQL-compatible model
OCaml infoin MySQL-compatible model
Perl infoin MySQL-compatible model
PHP infoin MySQL-compatible model
Python infoin MySQL-compatible model
Ruby infoin MySQL-compatible model
Scheme infoin MySQL-compatible model
Tcl infoin MySQL-compatible model
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functionsPL/SQL in oracle-compatible mode, MySQL Stored Procedure in mysql-compatible mode
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardinghorizontal partitioning (by hash, key, range, range columns, list, and list columns)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate 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)Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAmazon SimpleDBEXASOLOceanBase
Specific characteristicsOceanBase Database is the world’s only native distributed database that has set new...
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Competitive advantagesHigh Availability : The five IDCs across three sites disaster recovery solution sets...
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Key customersOceanBase Database has helped over 400 customers across industries upgrade their...
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Market metricsTPC-C No.1 Performance , achieved a result of 707.35 million tpmC in the TPC-C benchmark...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMulan PubL v2 license for open source community edition. Commercial license for enterprise...
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