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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. TerarkDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftTerark
Initial release20102016
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java 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
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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