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

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NameMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.72
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitemaxdb.sap.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverpouchdb.com
Technical documentationmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release198419892012
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 2020SQL Server 2019, November 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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