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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Apache Phoenix vs. Citus vs. OmniSci

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.75
Rank#200  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#98  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#144  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.24
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputephoenix.apache.orgwww.citusdata.comwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmphoenix.apache.orgdocs.citusdata.comdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software FoundationMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2016201420102016
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20198.1, December 20185.5, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.no
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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