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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Valentina Server vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Valentina Server vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  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.Object-relational database and reports serverA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score924.68
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score3.03
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#269  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#210  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.valentina-db.netvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.phpdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftPerconaParadigma SoftwareVictoriaMetrics
Initial release1989200819992018
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20198.0.28-20, 20225.7.5v1.77, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBCGraphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
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 federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
Synchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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