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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Grakn vs. Kinetica vs. RavenDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  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.GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#217  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score3.07
Rank#84  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score5.51
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputegrakn.aiwww.kinetica.comravendb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdev.grakn.ai/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsravendb.net/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibabaGrakn LabsKineticaHibernating RhinosSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20162016201220101992
Current release1.7.1, April 20206.04.2, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functionsyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoby using CassandraShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-slave replicationMulti-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeGraknKineticaRavenDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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