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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Kinetica vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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 datasetsA high performance, low latency Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.kinetica.comwww.questdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docswww.questdb.io/­docs/­docstructure
DeveloperAlibabaKineticaQuestDB Limited
Initial release201620122014
Current release6.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
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 serviceShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replicationnone
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table level

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