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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. ObjectBox vs. TerarkDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSLightweight, fast on-device database for IoT, Mobile and Embedded devices, persisting and synchronising objects and vectorsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Vector DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score821.56
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.29
Rank#166  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#7  Vector DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#367  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­objectbox
objectbox.io
github.com/­bytedance/­terarkdb
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.objectbox.iobytedance.larkoffice.com/­docs/­doccnZmYFqHBm06BbvYgjsHHcKc
DeveloperMicrosoftObjectBox LimitedByteDance, originally Terark
Initial release198920172016
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 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Any POSIX system
Docker
iOS
Linux
macOS
QNX
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, plus "flex" map-like typesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Proprietary native APIC++ API
Java 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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnonenone
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 offlinenone
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 dataACIDACIDno
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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