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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. ObjectBox

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#185  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperMicrosoftObjectBox Limited
Initial release20102017
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableonline/offline synchronization between client and server
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 integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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-standardyes
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Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureObjectBox
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