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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Nebula Graph vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Nebula Graph vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.81
Rank#195  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score3.86
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score954.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#164  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.exasol.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.nebula-graph.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperExasolMicrosoftVesoft Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20162000198920191992
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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