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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle vs. Riak TS vs. SAP HANA vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle vs. Riak TS vs. SAP HANA vs. Transbase

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSWidely used RDBMSRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1271.55
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#276  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score56.24
Rank#19  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.oracle.com/­databaseriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasehelp.sap.com/­hanawww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleBasho TechnologiesSAPTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19891980201520101987
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 201919c, February 20192.0 SPS05 (JuneĀ 26, 2020), June 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageC++C and C++ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Appliance or cloud-serviceFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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.yesyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleJavaScript and ErlangSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between datasets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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