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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Cassandra vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score0.37
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score123.22
Rank#10  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecassandra.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperAlibabaApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookKineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016200820122004
Current release3.11.4, February 20196.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++Java
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes 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 serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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