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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.42
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score8.61
Rank#47  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score64.40
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release201120162010
Current release6.8, April 2020V12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLTransact SQL
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyesyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterpriseMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
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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