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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SpaceTime vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SpaceTime vs. Transbase

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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 comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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 ServerSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#14  Search engines
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-serviceazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.MicrosoftMicrosoftMireoTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20162014201020201987
Current releaseV12Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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++
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptTransact SQLnoyes
TriggersyesJavaScriptyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with always 3 replicas availableReal-time block device replication (DRBD)Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectorwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nonono
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDnoyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureSpaceTimeTransbase
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-Financeļ¼šhe 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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