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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NSDb

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score76.78
Rank#16  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#369  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­products/­azure-sql/­databasensdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperMicrosoft
Initial release20102017
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Lucene
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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