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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Dgraph vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#142  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputedgraph.iowww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.dgraph.iodocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaDgraph Labs, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2016201620142016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSynchronous replication via Raftyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesno infoPlanned for future releasesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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