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DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Valentina Server vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Valentina Server vs. Yaacomo

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsObject-relational database and reports serverOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.valentina-db.netyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherevalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseParadigma SoftwareQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2010199219992009
Current releaseV1217, July 20155.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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