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DBMS > Hypertable vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OmniSci

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score27.51
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasewww.omnisci.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperHypertable Inc.MicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release200920102016
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016V12V4
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelyes, with always 3 replicas availableMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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