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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Rockset

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.33
Rank#291  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftRockset
Initial release2016200319892019
Current release1.6.17, August 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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