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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopRDBMS 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 DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.datomic.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.datomic.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectHypertable Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2016201220091992
Current release0.9.5951, July 20190.9.8.11, March 201617, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infoTransaction Functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system levelSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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