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DBMS > Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Rockset vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Rockset vs. Sadas Engine

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.43
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaserockset.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.rockset.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftRocksetSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release2015201020192006
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6V128.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyes
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.yesyesno infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLnono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availableyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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