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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. mSQL vs. Quasardb vs. Stardog

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServermSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.20
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score1.48
Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#278  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#165  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.quasardb.netwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-databasedoc.quasardb.netwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftHughes TechnologiesquasardbStardog-Union
Initial release2010199420092010
Current releaseV124.2, April 20193.1, January 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++CC++Java
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.yesnonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query languageSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIGraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesnonoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availablenoneMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factorMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzuremSQL infoMini SQLQuasardbStardog
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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