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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak TS vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Riak TS vs. SpatiaLite

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score924.68
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesAlessandro Furieri
Initial release198920152008
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20195.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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