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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. Nebula Graph vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. Nebula Graph vs. Spark SQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.93
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score21.87
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
spark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.nebula-graph.iospark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperAlibabaKineticaVesoft Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2016201220192014
Current release7.1, August 20213.1.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C++Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesStrong typed schemayes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.no
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
Java
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocolnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelRole-based access controlno
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeKineticaNebula GraphSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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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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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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