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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Raima Database Manager vs. RocksDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score807.65
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score2.89
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverraima.comrocksdb.org
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.raima.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftRaima Inc.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release198919842013
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 202215, June 20219.4.0, June 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft SQL ServerRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRocksDB
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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8 October 2020

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1 October 2020

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