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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. IBM Db2 vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. IBM Db2 vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score164.20
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#331  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGendoc.machbase.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAlibabaIBMMachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release20161983 infohost version20132016
Current release12.1, October 2016V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is availablecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++CC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavayesnoTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlyes
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMachbase has over 50 customers, including Samsung, POSCO, and Hyundai.
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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