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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. searchxml

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.02
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score0.82
Rank#190  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score70.46
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.kinetica.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperGoogleKineticaMicrosoftinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release2008201220102015
Current release6.0V121.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Engineuser defined functionsTransact SQLyes infoon the application server
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using PaxosSource-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnoACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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