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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. openGauss

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NameMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by Huawei
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.99
Rank#16  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#183  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­products/­azure-sql/­databasegitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftHuawei and openGauss community
Initial release20102019
Current releaseV123.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C, C++, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL 2011
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
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
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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