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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. RavenDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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 warehousingGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentOpen 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 tablesRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.49
Rank#214  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#197  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score6.30
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score3.82
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score6.33
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.kinetica.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchravendb.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchravendb.net/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAlibabaKineticaMicrosoftHibernating RhinosSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20162012201520101992
Current release6.0V14.2, May 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux
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 languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
.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 Javauser defined functionsnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-master replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID, 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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyes infousing Azure authenticationAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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