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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  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 accessHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA multi-model DBMS and application serverDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score3.01
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.intersystems.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.InterSystemsMicrosoft
Initial release2016200519972010
Current release2018.1.4, May 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialcommercial
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 systemshostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
C#
C++
Java
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyesyes
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 replicationSource-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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