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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#238  Overall
#35  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#265  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#296  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaAxibase CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release2014201620131989
Current release15585SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavayesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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