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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SQLite vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SQLite vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  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 datasetsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score5.76
Rank#73  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score135.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMicrosoftDwayne Richard HippTeradata
Initial release201220002005
Current release3.38.5  (6 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoR packages
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.noneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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