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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Kdb+ vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformHigh performance Time Series DBMSGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#68  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score5.48
Rank#58  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#193  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputecloud.google.com/­datastorekx.comwww.kinetica.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docscode.kx.comwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperAlibabaGoogleKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcKineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201620082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320122004
Current release3.6, May 20186.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqC, C++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, details hereyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like query language (q)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javausing Google App Engineuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes infowith viewsyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-Master replication using PaxosMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGoogle Cloud DatastoreKdb+KineticaRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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