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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. OmniSci vs. Rockset

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
rockset.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.omnisci.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAlibabaKineticaMapD Technologies, Inc.Rockset
Initial release2016201220162019
Current release7.1, August 20215.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++C++ and CUDAC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsnono
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoRound robinAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeKineticaOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Rockset
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Only OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Spatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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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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OmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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