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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenQM vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenQM vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#254  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.openqm.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolMicrosoftMartin PhillipsSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20001989199320042018
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20193.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infowith some exceptionsyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnonono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.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
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyesno
Triggersyesyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnono

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