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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.41
Rank#173  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score6.70
Rank#63  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score919.39
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAltibaseChris DavisMicrosoft
Initial release199920061989
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++PythonC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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