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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. NSDb

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.03
Rank#78  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score821.56
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#369  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servernsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.dolphindb.cn/­en/­help200/­index.htmllearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servernsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncMicrosoft
Initial release201819892017
Current releasev2.00.4, January 2022SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Java, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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