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

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score79.72
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftPercona
Initial release20102015
Current releaseV123.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
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 protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLJavaScript
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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