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DBMS > Ignite vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgmaxdb.sap.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Microsoft
Initial release201519841989
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.67.9.10 (January 2020), 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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