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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. Realm vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Realm vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score4.19
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrealm.iowww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverrealm.io/­docswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Rocket Software
Initial release198920141985
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listenersyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft SQL ServerRealmUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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