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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB vs. Oracle Coherence vs. SAP Adaptive Server

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NuoDB vs. Oracle Coherence vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsOracles in-memory data grid solutionThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.24
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score71.84
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score51.67
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasenuodb.comwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldoc.nuodb.comdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherencehelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperExasolMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.OracleSAP, Sybase
Initial release20002010201320071987
Current releaseV1212c, September 201616.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesnoyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQLJava, SQLnoJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersyesyesyesyes infoLive Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolconfigurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infooptionallyyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTemporary tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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