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System Properties Comparison LMDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.25
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperSymasMicrosoft
Initial release20111989
Current release0.9.29, March 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesCC#
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 nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, 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 dataACIDACID
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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