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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Rockset vs. Sadas Engine

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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Score919.39
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#217  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#374  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrockset.comwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.rockset.comwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftRocksetSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release198920192006
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 20228.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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