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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. TypeDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.36
Rank#56  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score7.58
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.74
Rank#207  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#99  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchvaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperDataStaxMicrosoftVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release201120152016
Current release6.8, April 2020V12.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
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 integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectyes infousing Azure authenticationyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Datastax EnterpriseMicrosoft Azure SearchTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Meet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Entity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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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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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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