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System Properties Comparison MarkLogic vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Riak KV vs. SWC-DB

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NameMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.38
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score74.79
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.marklogic.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseriak.com/­products/­riak-kvgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.marklogic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperMarkLogic Corp.MicrosoftBasho TechnologiesAlex Kashirin
Initial release2001201020092020
Current release9.0, 2017V122.1.0, April 20150.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL92yesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptTransact SQLJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, with always 3 replicas availableselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDno
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.yes, with Range Indexesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
MarkLogicMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureRiak KVSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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