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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue 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
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftRocket Software
Initial release20101985
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
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 SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
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 dataACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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