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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in data warehouse environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.78
Rank#221  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#379  Overall
#156  Relational DBMS
Score123.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputewww.sadasengine.com/­en/­sadas-engine-download-free-trial-and-documentation/­#documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201620062014
Current release8.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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 infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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