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System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1062.76
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitecachelot.iocloudant.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release201520101989
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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