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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDF4J

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentMicrosofts relational DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesSearch engineRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#222  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1075.87
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2016201519892004
Current releaseV1SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavanoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables 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 serviceyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, 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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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