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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. EDB Postgres vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Trino

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#281  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score2.44
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score84.96
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score3.85
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.enterprisedb.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasetrino.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqltrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperAlibabaEnterpriseDBMicrosoftTrino Software Foundation
Initial release2016200520102012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
Current release14, December 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS infofor devlopment
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesdepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Transact SQLyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangedepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availabledepending on connected data-source
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencydepending on connected data-source
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDdepending on connected data-source
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesdepending on connected data-source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSQL standard access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreEDB PostgresMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureTrino
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Trino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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High performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Performant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Trino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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28250+ commits in GitHub 5750+ stargazers in GitHub 6950+ pull requests merged in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Trino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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