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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Rockset

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaserockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.rockset.com
DeveloperMicrosoftRockset
Initial release20102019
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual 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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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