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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. QuestDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sqrrl

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Adaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.42
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.82
Rank#196  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasequestdb.iordf4j.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftQuestDB LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2010201420042012
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Java
PHP
Python
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)noneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableConfigurable consistency for N replicasnoneselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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Microsoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureQuestDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSqrrl
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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