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System Properties Comparison Hyprcubd vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer
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|Serverless Time Series DBMS
|Fully managed big data interactive analytics platform
|Primary database model
|Time Series DBMS
|Relational DBMS column oriented
|Secondary database models
|Document store If a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/kusto/query/scalar-data-types/dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store this is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine support for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/kusto/query/parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/kusto/query/geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS see docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-explorer/time-series-analysis
|2.1.12, February 2017
|cloud service with continuous releases
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source Apache 2.0
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Server operating systems
|Fixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|yes time, int, uint, float, string
|yes bool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/kusto/query/scalar-data-types
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|all fields are automatically indexed
|SQL Support of SQL
|SQL-like query language
|Kusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subset
|APIs and other access methods
|Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|Yes, possible languages: KQL, Python, R
|Using read-only observers
|yes see docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/kusto/management/updatepolicy
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Sharding Implicit feature of the cloud service
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|yes Implicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Spark connector (open source): github.com/Azure/azure-kusto-spark
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|yes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|yes using MemoryDB
|User concepts Access control
|Azure Active Directory Authentication
|More information provided by the system vendor
|Microsoft Azure Data Explorer
|Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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|Typical application scenarios
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|Azure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
|Licensing and pricing models
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