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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. GeoMesa vs. Infobright vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  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 accessGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.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 storeSpatial 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
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.geomesa.orgignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaCCRi and othersIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2016201420052010
Current release3.2.0, April 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial 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 languageScalaCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.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 proceduresnononoTransact SQL
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicedepending on storage layernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicedepending on storage layerSource-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
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.nodepending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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