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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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 ServerTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.enterprisedb.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseyanza.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaEnterpriseDBMicrosoftYanza
Initial release2016200520102015
Current release14, December 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Transact SQLno
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreEDB PostgresMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureYanza
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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