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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. ClickHouse vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Grakn vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Grakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score5.92
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score8.64
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.76
Rank#187  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score119.86
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeclickhouse.techwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegrakn.aiproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.datastax.comdev.grakn.ai/­docsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperAlibabaYandex LLCDataStaxGrakn LabsMicrosoft
Initial release20162016201120161992
Current releasev20.3.15.133, July 20206.8, April 20201.8.0, June 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanononoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnonoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoby using Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeClickHouseDatastax EnterpriseGraknMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Grakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Life sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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