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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. SWC-DB

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.89
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasegithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperMicrosoftAlex Kashirin
Initial release20102020
Current releaseV120.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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