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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.04
Rank#336  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score942.13
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Microsoft
Initial release20171989
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.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 proceduresyes, in LuaTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, 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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate 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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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