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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. SingleStore

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemFully managed big data interactive analytics platformMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedRelational 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)
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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Score6.41
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitecachelot.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperMicrosoftSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201520192013
Current releasecloud service with continuous releases7.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Ryes
Triggersnoyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAzure Active Directory Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Cachelot.ioMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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