DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OrientDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. OrientDB vs. Percona Server for MySQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.32
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score4.64
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score2.67
Rank#111  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseorientdb.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPPercona
Initial release201020102008
Current releaseV123.1.9, February 20218.0.25-15, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLJava, Javascriptyes
TriggersyesHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureOrientDBPercona Server for MySQL
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Graph DBMS increased their popularity by 500% within the last 2 years
3 March 2015, Paul Andlinger

Graph DBMSs are gaining in popularity faster than any other database category
21 January 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Data Loading Best Practices on Azure SQL Database - Microsoft
11 November 2021, Channel 9

Microsoft's cloud-connected on-prem database: SQL Server 2022 rolls out in private preview
2 November 2021, ZDNet

Key Microsoft Azure News from Ignite
3 November 2021, Redmondmag.com

Microsoft builds distributed ledger for Azure SQL database
26 May 2021, TechTarget

Quest boosts Oracle Data and Azure Cloud integration
3 November 2021, DataCenterNews Asia

provided by Google News

Graph Database Market Research Report by Type, by Components, by Application, by Deployment, by Industry,
12 November 2021, Benzinga

The untapped potential of HPC + graph computing
30 October 2021, VentureBeat

The 12 Best Graph Databases to Consider for 2021
12 August 2021, Solutions Review

Neo4j's $325 million venture suggests databases are cool again
22 June 2021, TechRepublic

Introducing the Neo4j to OrientDB Importer
2 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

Western Digital partners with Percona to optimize drives for MySQL
26 May 2021, ZDNet

Why Percona wants your database to be open source, and not everyone is happy about it
14 September 2020, TechRepublic

Percona takes first steps toward hybrid cloud
12 May 2021, ZDNet

Monitor Your MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Servers with Navicat Monitor
10 May 2018, Database Journal

SmartStyle Turns to Percona Support to Provide Enhanced
24 September 2019, GlobeNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SQL Database Administrator
Convergence Consulting Group Inc, Remote

Database developer
Intone Networks, Remote

Azure Data Engineer
NR Consulting LLC, Washington, DC

SQL Server Database Developer
Managed Health Care Associates, Florham Park, NJ

SQL Developer
Tredence, Las Vegas, NV

Software Engineer
DataDog, New York, NY

MySQL DBA I
Percona, Remote

System Administrator
Tyler Technologies, Little Rock, AR

Sr MySQL DBA
Saviynt, El Segundo, CA

Database Administrator
PointClickCare, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here