1. Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB :
It is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. ApsaraDB architecture supported 5000 physical machines in a single cluster. It is designed for business-critical database applications that require fast performance, high concurrency, and automatic scaling.
2. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute :
It was previously known as ODPS, is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousing. It is used to store and compute batches of structured data. It provides a massive range of data warehouse solutions as well as big data analysis and modeling services.
Difference between Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB and Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute :
|S.NO.||Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB||Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute|
|1.||It was developed by Alibaba in August 2013.||It was developed by Alibaba in 2016.|
|2.||It is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.||It is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousing.|
|3.||In Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB there are hosted server operating systems.||In Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute there are hosted server operating systems.|
|4.||The license of Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB is commercial.||The license of Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute is also commercial.|
|5.||It supports XML format.||It does not support XML format.|
|6.||It supports the Server-side scripting.||It supports user defined functions based Server-side scripting.|
|7.||There is only one partitioning method – Sharding.||It also support partitioning methods.|
|8.||It supports SQL query language.||It supports SQL-like query language.|
|9.||It supports replication methods.||It also supports replication methods.|
|10.||ApsaraDB for PolarDB provides the concept of Referential Integrity. Hence, there are Foreign Keys.||MaxCompute does not provide the concept of Referential Integrity. Hence, no Foreign Keys.|
|11.||It supports in-memory capabilities.||It does not support in-memory capabilities.|
|12.||It does not offer any API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods.||It offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods.|
|13.||It supports ACID properties.||It does not support ACID properties.|
|14.||Programming languages supported are Java and Python.||Programming language supported is Java.|
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