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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. TinkerGraph vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL vs. TinkerGraph vs. Transbase

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#38  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sequoiadb.comspark.apache.org/­sqltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperMicrosoftSequoiadb Ltd.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release19892013201420091987
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20193.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ScalaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyesyesyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
TinkerPop 3ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Groovy
Java
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) JavaJavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDDocument is locked during a transactionnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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