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

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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 accessLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score4.08
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score76.78
Rank#16  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­products/­azure-sql/­database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­tablestoredocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAlibabaEmbarcaderoMicrosoft
Initial release201619842010
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceInterbase Change Viewsyes, with always 3 replicas available
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 infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.noyes
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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