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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. FileMaker vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.claris.com/­filemakerignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2016198320052010
Current release19.4.1, November 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
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 infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infovia pluginsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
PHP.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokenssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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