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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. VoltDB

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

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemMicrosofts relational DBMSDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Score1062.76
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitecachelot.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperMicrosoftVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201519892010
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD Licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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