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

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

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseobjectbox.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.objectbox.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMicrosoftObjectBox LimitedTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201020171987
Current releaseV12Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APIADO.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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
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 serverSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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