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

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational 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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Score0.13
Rank#343  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score924.68
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score4.45
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperRackspaceMicrosoftProgress Software Corporation
Initial release201319891984
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and groups

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