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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Search vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Search vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.53
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#342  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchterminusdb.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchterminusdb.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperMicrosoftDataChemist Ltd.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release201520182011
Current releaseV11.0, 20187.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageProlog, RustC#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAny 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
JavaScript
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceJournaling Streams
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authenticationRole-based access controlBased on Windows Authentication

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