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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.21
Rank#309  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score807.65
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­time-series-database/­latest/­what-is-tsdblearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoft
Initial release1989
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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