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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. ObjectBox

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSLightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectors
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score807.65
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#173  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperMicrosoftObjectBox Limited
Initial release19892017
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 20224.0 (May 2024)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableBindings are released under Apache 2.0 infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, plus "flex" map-like types
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 SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Dart (Flutter)
Go
Java
Kotlin
Python
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionData sync between devices allowing occasional connected databases to work completely offline
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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