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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.53
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score992.66
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Microsoft
Initial release200020171989
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in LuaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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