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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenSearch

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMS in China, including analytical, transactional, distributed transactional, and cloud-native data warehousing.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#186  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score821.56
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.gbase.cnwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serveropensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGeneral Data Technology Co., Ltd.MicrosoftAmazon Web Services
Initial release200419892021
Current releaseGBase 8a, GBase 8s, GBase 8cSQL Server 2022, November 20222.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, PythonC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLStandard with numerous extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical 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 Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GBaseMicrosoft SQL ServerOpenSearch
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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