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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts relational DBMSA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1085.06
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#196  Overall
#27  Document stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftPercona
Initial release19892015
Current releaseSQL Server 2017, October 20173.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScript
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft SQL ServerPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristics100% drop in replacement for MongoDB Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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Competitive advantagesEncrypted WiredTiger storage engine provides data at rest encryption SASL authentication...
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Typical application scenariosUnstructured data models Internet of Things applications Meeting requirements for...
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Key customersSB Tech Moz Meu Patrocinio Passportal See more Percona customers .
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Market metricsOver 385,000 downloads 800+ customers. Awarded Bronze StevieĀ® Award winner for "New...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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