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Microsoft Azure SQL Database System Properties

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score66.99
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperMicrosoft
Initial release2010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL
Triggersyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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Recent citations in the news

Azure SQL Database – Greatest and Least TSQL from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral
26 November 2020, Packt Hub

Leveling Up Your Azure SQL Database Deployments | Data Exposed - Microsoft
10 November 2020, Channel 9

Azure SQL Database and Memory from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral
22 November 2020, Packt Hub

Understanding Backup Storage Redundancy in Azure SQL | Data Exposed - Microsoft
2 November 2020, Channel 9

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17 November 2020, Business Wire

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