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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperRackspaceMicrosoft
Initial release20131989
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandratables 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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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