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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. BigObject vs. Kinetica vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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 real-time computations and queriesGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.46
Rank#221  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#311  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score6.60
Rank#53  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.bigobject.iowww.kinetica.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.KineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2016201520121992
Current release6.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaLuauser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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