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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Titan

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score78.26
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasetitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20102012
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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