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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Search vs. Quasardb vs. SiteWhere

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NameMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score7.61
Rank#58  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.09
Rank#321  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchquasardb.netsitewhere.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdoc.quasar.ai/­mastersitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperMicrosoftquasardbSiteWhere
Initial release201520092010
Current releaseV13.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesyes infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authenticationCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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Microsoft Azure SearchQuasardbSiteWhere
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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