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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Newts

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Newts

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.57
Rank#225  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score944.96
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.kinetica.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serveropennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servergithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaInterSystemsKineticaMicrosoftOpenNMS Group
Initial release20162018201219892014
Current release2021.1, June 20217.1, August 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDno
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.noyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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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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