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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle Coherence vs. searchxml

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts relational DBMSOracles in-memory data grid solutionDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1043.12
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.92
Rank#103  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#321  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#17  Search engines
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherencewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release198920072015
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 201912c, September 20161.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanoyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes, with selectable consistency levelyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDconfigurablemultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionallyyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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