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DBMS > Cubrid vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. mSQL vs. Sphinx vs. Stardog

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPFully managed big data interactive analytics platformmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedRelational DBMSSearch engineGraph DBMS
RDF store
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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score5.67
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#55  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.93
Rank#122  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
azure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerhughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlsphinxsearch.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorersphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationMicrosoftHughes TechnologiesSphinx Technologies Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release20082019199420012010
Current release11.0, January 2021cloud service with continuous releases4.4, October 20213.4.1, July 20217.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaCC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyesnoyes
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.noyesnono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)Yes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Rnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicynonoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.nonenoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
noneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAzure Active Directory AuthenticationnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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CubridMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorermSQL infoMini SQLSphinxStardog
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, B├╝hler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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