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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kdb+

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.36
Rank#225  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score5.85
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputekx.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmcode.kx.com
DeveloperAlibabaKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20162000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageq
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesrights management via user accounts
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeKdb+
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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