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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Sadas Engine

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.28
Rank#50  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperDataStaxApache Software FoundationMicrosoftSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2011201520102006
Current release6.8, April 2020Apache Ignite 2.6V128.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java, .NetC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLno
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
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.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterpriseIgniteMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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