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DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. ObjectBox vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. ObjectBox vs. RDF4J

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#209  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseobjectbox.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.objectbox.iordf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftObjectBox LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201020172004
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableonline/offline synchronization between client and servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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-standardyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureObjectBoxRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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