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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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 ServerMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#262  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score23.03
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score4.28
Rank#90  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftRocket Software
Initial release201620161985
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
PHP
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaTransact SQLyes
Triggersnonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoconfigurable
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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