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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Microsofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.10
Rank#276  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.04
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperRackspaceExasolMicrosoft
Initial release201320001989
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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