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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Interbase vs. JSqlDb vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score6.63
Rank#52  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#46  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score1098.55
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasejsqldb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014EmbarcaderoKonrad von BackstromMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release20101984201820121989
Current releaseInterBase 2017, March 20170.8, December 2018SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageErlangCC++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possiblenonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagefunctions in JavaScriptnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Interbase Change Viewsnoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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