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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score970.61
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasegithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperMicrosoftAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbHSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release1989202019872017
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20190.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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