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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sadas Engine

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score27.62
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#343  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasewww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)SADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201019842006
Current releaseV128.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedHP Open VMSAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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 SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
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 dataACIDyes, on a single node
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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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