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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite vs. STSdb vs. Valentina Server

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score86.32
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4www.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperMicrosoftDwayne Richard HippSTS Soft SCParadigma Software
Initial release2010200020111999
Current releaseV123.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 20224.0.8, September 20155.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++CC#
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportednoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
.NET Client APIODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
C#
Java
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnonoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availablenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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