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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. EXASOL vs. Manticore Search vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. EXASOL vs. Manticore Search vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources. Forked of and compatible with Sphinx.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSRDF store
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#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.exasol.commanticoresearch.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.manticoresearch.com/­latest/­html
github.com/­manticoresoftware/­manticoresearch
docs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaExasolManticore SoftwareMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2000201719892004
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
Lua
Python
R
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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