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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. UniData,UniVerse vs. Vertica

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilitiesColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Score20.45
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2www.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentationwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperMicrosoftRocket SoftwareVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201019852005
Current releaseV12Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesyes
Triggersyesyes infoU2 Basicno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoconfigurableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system basedfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureUniData,UniVerseVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsColumnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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