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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. MonetDB vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. MonetDB vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1.91
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.monetdb.orgrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftMonetDB BVSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release2012200420042018
Current releaseOct2020-SP2, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScala
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Ryesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding via remote tablesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
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Microsoft Azure Table StorageMonetDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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