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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. H2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. H2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.31
Rank#298  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score8.67
Rank#52  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.h2database.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAlibabaThomas MuellerMicrosoft
Initial release201620051989
Current release2.1.210, January 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
JavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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