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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci vs. PouchDB vs. Sadas Engine

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
pouchdb.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.omnisci.compouchdb.com/­guideswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.Apache Software FoundationSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release1989201620122006
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20195.10, January 20227.1.1, June 20198.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
JavaScript.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavanoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoRound robinSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft SQL ServerOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018PouchDBSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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