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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Valentina Server vs. VelocityDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerObject-relational database and reports serverA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score85.33
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.valentina-db.netvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.phpvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperMicrosoftParadigma SoftwareVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201019992011
Current releaseV125.7.57.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBC.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesno
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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