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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Impala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingAnalytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.78
Rank#211  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score12.57
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeimpala.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputeimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.html
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Cloudera
Initial release20162013
Current release4.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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