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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. etcd vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Vertica

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA distributed reliable key-value storeDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#206  Overall
#31  Document stores
#100  Relational DBMS
Score8.85
Rank#45  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score60.45
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score21.77
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
azure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.vertica.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqletcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201420102005
Current release3.4, August 2019V12Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptGoC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIgRPC
JSON over HTTP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes, watching key changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACIDACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLetcdMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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