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DBMS > Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Prometheus

System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Prometheus

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#346  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score86.18
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score6.62
Rank#66  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseprometheus.io
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoft
Initial release201420102015
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLno
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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