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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  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 frontendIn-memory JavaScript DBMSDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#346  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.47
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#252  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score78.75
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Microsoft
Initial release2016200520142010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.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
JavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptTransact 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 replicationnoneyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
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 capabilitiesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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