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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak KV vs. TempoIQ vs. TerminusDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMicrosofts relational DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1062.76
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score5.92
Rank#63  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#306  Overall
#30  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverriak.com/­products/­riak-kvtempoiq.com (offline)terminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesTempoIQDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release1989200920122018
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20192.1.0, April 20151.1.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ErlangProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScript and Erlangnoyes
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes infoRealtime Alertsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infono "single point of failure"Graph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factorJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between data sets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple authentication-based access controlRole-based access control

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