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DBMS > LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak TS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak TS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score954.02
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­google/­leveldbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperGoogleMicrosoftMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20112012198920151992
Current release1.23, February 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemsIllumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScript and Erlangyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnonoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factorSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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