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DBMS > Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SQLite vs. Valentina Server vs. VelocityDB

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

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSObject-relational database and reports serverA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented 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
Score0.24
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#318  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.sqlite.orgwww.valentina-db.netvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.phpvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperMicrosoftDwayne Richard HippParadigma SoftwareVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2010200019992011
Current releaseV123.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 20225.7.57.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC#
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinux
OS X
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC.Net
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyesno
TriggersyesyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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