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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#90  Relational DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.exasol.comrdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release20162000200420142018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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