Table 3: Comparison of two MS big data platforms.

PlatformApplication characteristicsAreas of focusTechnical architecture AdvantagesDisadvantages

SDGReal-time; distributed; virtual and constructiveData collection, storage, and queryGridScalable; supports heterogeneous simulationDeployment is not flexible;
complex data processing is not supported

ScalarmSuper real-time; constructive Simulation job scheduling;
data storage
SOA, cloudScalable; flexible; support heterogeneous resourcesComplex simulation such as distributed simulation is not considered;
high performance data analysis is not supported