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DBMS > Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Atos Standard Common Repository vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Postgres-XL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameAtos Standard Common Repository  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionHighly scalable database system, designed for managing session and subscriber data in modern mobile communication networksFully managed big data interactive analytics platformBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infocolumn orientedRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.67
Rank#59  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websiteatos.net/en/convergence-creators/portfolio/standard-common-repositoryazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAtos Convergence CreatorsMicrosoftAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201620192014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2008
Current release1703cloud service with continuous releases10 R1, October 20185.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
macOS
server-less
Data schemeSchema and schema-less with LDAP viewsFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsLDAPMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesAll languages with LDAP bindings.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Ruser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infocell divisionSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsSpark connector (open source): github.com/­Azure/­azure-kusto-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsnoACID infoMVCCACID
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlLDAP bind authenticationAzure Active Directory Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Atos Standard Common RepositoryMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerPostgres-XLSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAn Azure Data Explorer cluster is a pair of engine and data management clusters which...
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