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

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.06
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score824.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#203  Overall
#34  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serversurrealdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rax-maas/­blueflood/­wikilearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serversurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceMicrosoftSurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201319892022
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 2022v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesschema-free
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
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 methodsnonono
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 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rules

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