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NameMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully managed big data interactive analytics platformKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedKey-value storeKey-value storeMultivalue 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
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.61
Rank#98  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score3.97
Rank#76  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score2.75
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.49
Rank#82  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleFacebook, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release2019201120131985
Current releasecloud service with continuous releases19.5, November 20196.6.4, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)optional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesoptionalnooptional
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Rnonoyes
Triggersyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicynonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Electable Master-Slave per shardnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yesACID infoconfigurable
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.noyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAzure Active Directory AuthenticationAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Microsoft Azure Data ExplorerOracle NoSQLRocksDBUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Oracle 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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