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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
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 durabilityRDBMS 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 DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  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
DeveloperAlibabaCognitectSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201620121992
Current release0.9.5951, July 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, Clojure
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaClojure
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infoTransaction Functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersnoBy using transaction functionsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yes
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 rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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