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System Properties Comparison LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. OpenEdge vs. TigerGraph

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NameLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory JavaScript DBMSFully managed big data interactive analytics platformApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf 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 infothis 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 infosupport 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 infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score7.54
Rank#58  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score4.45
Rank#85  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#121  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software Corporation
Initial release2014201919842017
Current releasecloud service with continuous releasesOpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Ryesyes
Triggersyesyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single collection possiblenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAzure Active Directory AuthenticationUsers and groupsRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
LokiJSMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerOpenEdgeTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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ANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAn Azure Data Explorer cluster is a pair of engine and data management clusters which...
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Try TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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