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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb
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|Name||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison||Riak KV Xexclude from comparison||STSdb Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Microsofts relational DBMS||Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store||Key-Value Store with special method for indexing optimized for high performance using a special indexing method|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Key-value store with links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes||Key-value store|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Microsoft||Basho Technologies||STS Soft SC|
|Current release||SQL Server 2019, November 2019||2.1.0, April 2015|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial restricted free version is available||Open Source Apache version 2, commercial enterprise edition||Open Source GPLv2, commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||no||yes primitive types and user defined types (classes)|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||no||no|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Native Erlang Interface
|.NET Client API|
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|C unofficial client library|
C++ unofficial client library
Clojure unofficial client library
Dart unofficial client library
Go unofficial client library
Groovy unofficial client library
Haskell unofficial client library
Lisp unofficial client library
Perl unofficial client library
Scala unofficial client library
Smalltalk unofficial client library
|Triggers||yes||yes pre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation||Sharding no "single point of failure"||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition||selectable replication factor||none|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no links between data sets can be stored||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||no||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||no||no|
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