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DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NSDb vs. OrigoDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. NSDb vs. OrigoDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  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 KubernetesA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#53  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasensdb.ioorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlnsdb.io/­Architectureorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftRobert Friberg et al
Initial release201020172009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ScalaC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringUser defined using .NET types and collections
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.yesnono infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Scala
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersyesyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based authorization

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