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DBMS > EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. RDF4J

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.exasol.comgeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolGeoSpockMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release200019892004
Current release2.0, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyestemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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