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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.77
Rank#196  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score19.90
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.kinetica.comrockset.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rockset.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAlibabaKineticaRocksetVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2016201220192005
Current release7.1, August 2021Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functionsnoyes
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 serviceShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyesMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
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 RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeKineticaRocksetVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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