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DBMS > Dgraph vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDFox vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDFox vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engineRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelGraph DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#135  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score5.69
Rank#69  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score954.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#18  RDF stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.oxfordsemantic.techwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.oxfordsemantic.techhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.MicrosoftMicrosoftSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20162012198920171992
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20195.2, June 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphMicrosoft Azure Table StorageMicrosoft SQL ServerRDFoxSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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