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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Newts vs. RavenDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSTime Series DBMS based on CassandraOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score824.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#41  Time Series DBMS
Score2.92
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serveropennms.github.io/­newtsravendb.net
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servergithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikiravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftOpenNMS GroupHibernating Rhinos
Initial release198920142010
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 20225.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Java API
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Default ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAuthorization levels configured per client per database

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