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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. STSdb

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.54
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score2.46
Rank#119  Overall
#23  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score926.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#347  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAlibabaInterSystemsMicrosoftSTS Soft SC
Initial release2016201819892011
Current release2021.1, June 2021SQL Server 2019, November 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavayesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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