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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Rockset vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Rockset vs. SWC-DB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score3.18
Rank#102  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#371  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverrockset.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperMicrosoftPerconaRocksetAlex Kashirin
Initial release1989200820192020
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20198.0.28-20, 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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.yesyesno infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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