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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. STSdb

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score27.54
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#274  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasestssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-database
DeveloperMicrosoftSTS Soft SC
Initial release20102011
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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-standardno

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