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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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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Score0.36
Rank#311  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score929.09
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperGeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release1989
Current release2.0, September 2019SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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