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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere
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|Name||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison||Oracle NoSQL Xexclude from comparison||SAP SQL Anywhere formerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Microsofts flagship relational DBMS||A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes||RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Document store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Microsoft||Oracle||SAP formerly Sybase|
|Current release||SQL Server 2022, November 2022||22.3, December 2022||17, July 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial restricted free version is available||Open Source Proprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||yes||Support Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||optional||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||SQL-like DML and DDL statements||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|RESTful HTTP API||ADO.NET|
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java||no||yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation||Sharding||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition||Electable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature||Source-replica replication Database mirroring|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||with Hadoop integration||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
Immediate Consistency depending on configuration
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||configurable ACID within a storage node (=shard)||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes off heap cache||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Access rights for users and roles||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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