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DBMS > BaseX vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Tarantool

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.hawkular.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCommunity supported by Red HatMicrosoftMail.ru Group
Initial release2007201419892008
Current release9.6.4, December 2021SQL Server 2019, November 20192.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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