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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Yanza

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Yanza

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Fully managed big data interactive analytics platformTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score6.59
Rank#60  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-exploreryanza.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftYanza
Initial release20192015
Current releasecloud service with continuous releases
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Server operating systemshostedhostedWindows
Data schemeyesFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesno
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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Rno
Triggersyesyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAzure Active Directory Authenticationno
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerYanza
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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