DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. SQream DB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. SQream DB vs. TerarkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#231  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serversqream.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.sqream.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftSQream TechnologiesTerark
Initial release198920142016
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20192021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javauser defined functions in Pythonno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnonenone
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 dataACIDACIDno
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-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft SQL ServerSQream DBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
» more
Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
» more
Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
» more
Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesNavicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

SQL Complete: An advanced IntelliSense-style code completion add-in for SSMS and Visual Studio. Write, beautify, refactor your SQL code and give your productivity a dramatic boost.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft SQL ServerSQream DBTerarkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Microsoft’s SQL Server 2022 is all about Azure
16 November 2022, TechCrunch

Configure SQL Server Standard Edition for High Availability on AWS
7 November 2022, thenewstack.io

10 Best SQL Editor Tools in the Market
18 November 2022, Built In

DH2i Adds Container Sidecar Option to SQL Server HA Platform
22 November 2022, Container Journal

Recurring attacks 'using Microsoft SQL Server rise 56%'
16 November 2022, ZAWYA

provided by Google News

GPU Database Global Market Report 2022: Increasing Preference of Enterprises Toward AI and Machine Learning Facilitated Workloads Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com
9 November 2022, businesswire.com

SQream Technologies raises $39.4 million for GPU-accelerated databases
24 June 2020, VentureBeat

Alibaba Group leads $26.4M Series B in GPU database provider SQream
30 May 2018, TechCrunch

SQream Announces Hadoop SQL Big Data Challenge to Unlock Business Critical Insights
5 September 2019, PR Newswire

Accelerated Databases In The Fast Lane
25 June 2020, The Next Platform

provided by Google News

Understand NVMe 2.0 specification and its related features
4 January 2022, TechTarget

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster · TechNode
3 July 2017, TechNode

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SQL Server DBA
SQA Group, Remote

SQL Server DBA
Whiteforce, Charlotte, NC

SQL Database Engineer
Check Out My Card LLC, United States

SQL Server DBA
Agelix Consulting, Remote

MS SQL Server Database Administrator
MBI Digital, United States

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here