Difference between Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute and Amazon Redshift

1. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute :
The MaxCompute which is 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. This provides a very large range of data warehouse solutions. It also provides large data analysis and modeling services.

2. Amazon Redshift :
Amazon Redshift is an efficient solution to collect and store all your data and enables you to analyze it. It is a large scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools. Feature of Amazon Redshift – fast, simple, cost-effective data warehousing service. It forms part of larger cloud-computing platform Amazon Web Services.



Difference between Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute and Amazon Redshift :

S.NO. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute Amazon Redshift
1. It was developed by Alibaba in 2016. It was developed by Amazon in 2012.
2. It is general-purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousing. It is large scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence tools.
3. It supports SQL-like query language. It does not fully support SQL-standard.
4. It offers API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods. It does not offer API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods.
5. It does not provide concept of Referential Integrity. Hence, no Foreign Keys. It provides concept of Referential Integrity. Hence, there are Foreign Keys.
6. It does not support In-memory capabilities. It supports In-memory capabilities.
7. It does not support ACID property. It supports ACID property.
8. It supports Java programming language. It supports all languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.
9. It does not support secondary indexes. It supports restricted secondary indexes.

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