DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft Azure Table Storage with Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB, Microsoft SQL Server and MongoDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score56.85
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-database
DeveloperMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release20102012
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Benefits of Advanced Threat Protection in Azure SQL Database - Microsoft
14 July 2020, Channel 9

Why Azure SQL is Best for Developers - Part 2 - Microsoft
9 July 2020, Channel 9

Apptio Launches Rightsizing Recommendations for Microsoft Azure | State
21 July 2020, Chinook Observer

Elastic Jobs in Azure SQL Database - Part 1 | Data Exposed - Microsoft
18 June 2020, Channel 9

Introduction to Azure SQL Database Instance Pools
20 April 2020, Database Journal

provided by Google News

IFI Techsolutions Recognized as a Finalist of OSS on Azure 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year
13 July 2020, Citybizlist Real Estate

IFI Techsolutions recognised as a finalist of OSS on Azure 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year
17 July 2020, CRN.in

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

Load data from Azure Blob storage into Azure SQL - Microsoft
23 April 2020, Channel 9

AzUrlShortener: An open source, budget-friendly URL shortener - Microsoft
15 May 2020, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Professional Azure Database Administrator
DXC, Texas

Senior SQL Server DBA - with Microsoft Azure
CACI, Arlington, VA

Data Engineer
Applied Information Sciences, United States

ONSITE | Senior Azure Data Engineer
Photon, Norwalk, CT

TJJD - Database Administrator II - Database Administrator - (AUS) - 9511
TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, Austin, TX

Developer I
OverDrive, Inc., Cleveland, OH

Azure Dev/Ops Engineer – Unified Data Platform (Remote)
JLL, Chicago, IL

Data Engineer I - Azure
Vermeer Corporation, Pella, IA

Azure Data Architect - Atlanta
Magenic, Atlanta, GA

Software Engineer, Cloud
Citrix, Fort Lauderdale, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here