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

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingMicrosofts relational DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.In-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#196  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score1015.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#232  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score1.39
Rank#141  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrdf4j.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Mail.ru Group
Initial release2016198920042008
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20192.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.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
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavayesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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