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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Manticore Search vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#326  Overall
#20  Search engines
Score941.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbmanticoresearch.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbmanual.manticoresearch.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonManticore SoftwareMicrosoft
Initial release1999200720171989
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20214.2, December 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFixed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyes
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.noCan index from XMLyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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