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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score4.17
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memsql.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.MicrosoftOracle
Initial release201320152011
Current release7.1.7, August 2020V119.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredhostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceElectable source-replica replication per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesnoyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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MemSQLMicrosoft Azure SearchOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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