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DBMS > BaseX vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. NSDb

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.80
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score6.82
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperBaseX GmbHMicrosoft
Initial release200720152017
Current release10.4, December 2022V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP APIgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C#
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyes infousing Azure authentication

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