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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. Riak KV

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score9.21
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousebasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperMicrosoftBasho Technologies
Initial release20162009
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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