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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.46
Rank#277  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#294  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score80.37
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaAxibase CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release201620132010
Current release15585V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavayesTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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