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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Transbase vs. VelocityDB

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented 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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Score0.30
Rank#303  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score912.51
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#314  Overall
#141  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitegeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperGeoSpockMicrosoftTransaction Software GmbHVelocityDB Inc
Initial release198919872011
Current release2.0, September 2019SQL Server 2019, November 2019Transbase 8.4, September 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infofree development licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC++C and C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
TriggersnoyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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