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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Kinetica

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDataStax 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.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score9.28
Rank#50  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datastax.comwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaDataStaxKinetica
Initial release201620112012
Current release6.8, April 20207.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with 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 operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes 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 level
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeDatastax EnterpriseKinetica
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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