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DBMS > Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Riak KV

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NameGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Fully managed big data interactive analytics platformDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.77
Rank#90  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score2.66
Rank#97  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score5.47
Rank#58  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerbasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationsupport.google.com/­gsadocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release200220192009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetno
APIs and other access methodsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresYes. Languages: KQL, Python, RJavaScript and Erlang
TriggersTable-level update policy rules can be used to automatically run a query and ingest its results when data is ingested into another table.yes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUser authentication via various security protocolsAzure Active Directory Authenticationno

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