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DBMS > MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.26
Rank#114  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#77  Overall
#6  Wide column stores
Score821.56
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitemaxdb.sap.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release198420121989
Current release7.9.10.12, February 2024SQL Server 2022, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesnoyes
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 federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingACID
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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