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DBMS > BigObject vs. Dgraph vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Dgraph vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedGraph 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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Score0.04
Rank#334  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#145  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score86.01
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iodgraph.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodgraph.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Dgraph Labs, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201520162010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSynchronous replication via Raftyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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