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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Google BigQuery vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score49.07
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score933.83
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperAxibase CorporationGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release201320101989
Current release15585SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptTransact 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 nodesSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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