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DBMS > Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. STSdb

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 ServerKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websiteignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftSTS Soft SC
Initial release201520102011
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6V124.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedWindows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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 controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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