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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. STSdb vs. TerminusDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score80.37
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#317  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4terminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperMicrosoftSTS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201020112018
Current releaseV124.0.8, September 201510.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availablenoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole-based access control

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