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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. GRAKN.AI vs. Hive

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGRAKN.AI  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#257  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
#120  Relational DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputegrakn.aihive.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdev.grakn.ai/­docscwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperAlibabaGrakn Labs LtdApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201620162012
Current release1.5.8, August 20192.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoby using CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandraselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights for users, groups and roles
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGRAKN.AIHive
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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