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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Weaviate

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.59
Rank#220  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score933.83
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release19892017
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20191.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLMicrosoft SQL ServerWeaviate
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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Competitive advantagesTPC Benchmark: The world leading result in TPC-DS benchmark . TPC-H benchmark for...
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Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ‚Äč
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable regions: America US Virginia US Silicon Valley Asia China Hong Kong India...
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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