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

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

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.A high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score912.51
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#199  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score3.02
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#369  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servergitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
opengauss.org/­en/­docs/­latest/­docs/­BriefTutorial/­BriefTutorial.html
www.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperMicrosoftHuawei and openGauss communityPerconaAlex Kashirin
Initial release1989201920082020
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20193.0, March 20228.0.28-20, 20220.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C, C++, JavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL 2011yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyesno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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