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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. SWC-DB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully managed big data interactive analytics platformDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSWide column store
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
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.67
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.Alex Kashirin
Initial release2019200920062020
Current releasecloud service with continuous releases2.1.0, April 20158.00.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)schema-freeyesschema-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-typesnoyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, RJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicyyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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 infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAzure Active Directory AuthenticationnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsAzure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesKusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosIoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersMicrosoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAzure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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