DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenQM vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. OpenQM vs. UniData,UniVerse

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score944.96
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#290  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.44
Rank#85  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.openqm.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftMartin PhillipsRocket Software
Initial release198919931985
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20193.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infowith some exceptionsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptional
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionyesSource-replica replication
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 integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoconfigurable
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

Navicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

SQL Complete: An advanced IntelliSense-style code completion add-in for SSMS and Visual Studio. Write, beautify, refactor your SQL code and give your productivity a dramatic boost.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft SQL ServerOpenQM infoalso called QMUniData,UniVerse
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

SQL Server 2022: Here’s what you need to know
29 July 2022, TechRepublic

Datadog Extends Monitoring for Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure Database
17 August 2022, Datanami

SQL Server 2022 New Features
22 July 2022, Petri.com

Maintain Optimal SQL Server Performance
15 August 2022, Redmondmag.com

Couldn't connect to West Europe SQL Databases last week? Blame operator error
25 July 2022, The Register

provided by Google News

OpenQM
9 January 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Rocket Presents the MultiValue Roadmap Livestream Series
27 July 2022, Database Trends and Applications

UniData
22 December 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

Aquaculture Monitoring System Market Growth 2022 Latest Trends, Future Growth, Size, Share, Top Manufacturers, Revenue, Scope and opportunities, Forecast till 2028 Kongsberg Maritime, OsmoBot, Campbell Scientific, Aanderaa, Pentair
9 August 2022, Digital Journal

Data + software services
21 August 2018, UCAR

Entrinsik Provides Native Integration to jBase
25 May 2022, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SQL Server Database Administrator
VV Tech Solutions, Austin, TX

Data Base Administrator (DBA) Microsoft SQL Server
Colorado Access, Aurora, CO

SQL Server Developer
Retail Backbone, Remote

SQL Server Developer
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Jr. SQL Server Database Administrator
Xtivia Inc, Remote

Technical Support Engineer
Rocket Software, United States

Software Engineer (Unidata)
Paychex, West Palm Beach, FL

Programmer/Analysts
The Bowman Group, Chatsworth, CA

Production Control Coordinator 3
Cabinetworks Group, Sayre, PA

Colleague DBA - Systems Admin - Remote
CampusWorks, Remote

Consultant
Ellucian, Virginia

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

The right graph database.
Not a graph add-on.
Free forever.
Start solving today

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Present your product here