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System Properties Comparison Memgraph vs. MemSQL vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#318  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#72  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1094.72
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitememgraph.comwww.memsql.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationmemgraph.com/­docsdocs.memsql.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperMemgraph LtdMemSQL Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201720131989
Current release6.8, August 2019SQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using RAFTMaster-slave replicationyes, 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 Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infowith snapshot isolationACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MemgraphMemSQLMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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