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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenTSDB vs. Teradata Aster vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. OpenTSDB vs. Teradata Aster vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBasePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.25
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesopentsdb.nettinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsTeradata
Initial release2012201120052009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyesyes
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.nonoyes infoin Aster File Storeno
Secondary indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoR packagesno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on HBaseShardingnone
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 factor infobased on HBaseyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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