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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Oracle Rdb vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts relational DBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1031.23
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#158  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score4.21
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Rocket Software
Initial release198919841985
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20197.4.1.0, 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
HP Open VMSAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
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 infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes
Triggersyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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