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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score40.22
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score4.74
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.MicrosoftMicrosoftOracle
Initial release2016201420102011
Current releaseV1222.1, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyesoptional
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptTransact SQLno
TriggersyesJavaScriptyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with always 3 replicas availableElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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