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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RocksDB
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|Name||BaseX Xexclude from comparison||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison||RocksDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Light-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.||Microsofts flagship relational DBMS||Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)|
|Primary database model||Native XML DBMS||Relational DBMS||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||BaseX GmbH||Microsoft||Facebook, Inc.|
|Current release||9.7.2, May 2022||SQL Server 2019, November 2019||7.3.1, June 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source BSD license||commercial restricted free version is available||Open Source BSD|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no XQuery supports types||yes||no|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||yes||no|
|APIs and other access methods||Java API|
RESTful HTTP API
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|Supported programming languages||Actionscript|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java||no|
|Triggers||yes via events||yes||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||multiple readers, single writer||ACID||yes|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levels||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||no|
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