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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. ClickHouse vs. Sequoiadb vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 YandexNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#251  Overall
#37  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeclickhouse.techwww.sequoiadb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmclickhouse.tech/­docswww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaYandex LLCSequoiadb Ltd.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201620132014
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
proprietary protocol using JSONCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
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Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
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PHP info3rd party library
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Scala info3rd party library
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C++
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
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Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavanoJavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoDocument is locked during a transactionACID
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolessimple password-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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