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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. TDSQL for MySQL vs. Vertica

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTDSQL for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA high-performance distributed database management system with features such as automatic sharding, intelligent operation and maintenance, elastic scalability without downtime, and enterprise-grade security. It is highly compatible with MySQL.Cloud or on-premises analytical database and query engine for structured and semi-structured streaming and batch data. Machine learning platform with built-in algorithms, data preparation capabilities, and model evaluation and management via SQL or Python.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoColumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#362  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score926.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#236  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score20.03
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdbwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverintl.cloud.tencent.com/­product/­dcdb#m_developervertica.com/­documentation
DeveloperRackspaceMicrosoftTencentMicro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2013198920132005
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 201911.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno infoon-premises, all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and containers
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyes, but unstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: BINARY, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, LONG VARCHAR, DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, INTERVAL, INTERVAL DAY TO SECOND, INTERVAL YEAR TO MONTH, DOUBLE PRECISION, FLOAT, INTEGER, BIGINT, SMALLINT,NUMERIC, DECIMAL, NUMBER, MONEY,GEOMETRY
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesNo Indexes Required
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesFull 1999 standard plus machine learning, time series and geospatial. Over 650 functions.
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spark Connector
vSQL infocharacter-based, interactive, front-end utility
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyes, PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL, with minor differences
Triggersnoyesyesyes, called Custom Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandratables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning, hierarchical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoOne, or more copies of data replicated across nodes, or object-store used for repository.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono infoBi-directional Spark integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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BluefloodMicrosoft SQL ServerTDSQL for MySQLVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsDeploy-anywhere database for large-scale analytical deployments. Deploy on-premises,...
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Competitive advantagesFast, scalable and capable of high concurrency. Separation of compute/storage leverages...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCost-based models and subscription-based models are both available. One license is...
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