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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#146  Relational DBMS
Score5.49
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netcloud.google.com/­datastoreazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.GoogleMicrosoft
Initial release201620082010
Current release2.1, December 2018V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, details hereyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (GQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesusing Google App EngineTransact SQL
TriggersnoCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using Paxosyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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