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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP HANA vs. TiDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#228  Overall
#13  Search engines
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score55.28
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score2.69
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlpingcap.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­hanadocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.MicrosoftSAPPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2016198920102016
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 20205.0.1, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaSQLScript, Rno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyeshorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceMicrosoft SQL ServerSAP HANATiDB
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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