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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk vs. XAP

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. RocksDB vs. Splunk vs. XAP

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Analytics Platform for Big DataHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.45
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score8.86
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score3.16
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouserocksdb.orgwww.splunk.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupMicrosoftFacebook, Inc.Splunk Inc.Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20162016201320032000
Current release6.11.4, July 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonoyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLnoyesyes
Triggersyesnonoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningnoneShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnoneMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyesno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesnoAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access control

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