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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. OmniSci vs. Sadas Engine vs. SQL.JS

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

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
www.sadasengine.comsql.js.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.omnisci.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.SADAS s.r.l.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release1989201620062012
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20195.10, January 20228.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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Microsoft SQL ServerOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Sadas EngineSQL.JS
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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