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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Geode vs. Kinetica vs. SpaceTime

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.59
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.59
Rank#221  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputegeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperAlibabaOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.KineticaMireo
Initial release2016200220122020
Current release1.1, February 20177.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodenono
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyes
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGeodeKineticaSpaceTime
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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