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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. Quasardb

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.44
Rank#216  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score9.21
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftquasardb
Initial release201620162009
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesnoyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaTransact SQLno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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