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DBMS > Microsoft SQL Server vs. openGauss vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. openGauss vs. SpatiaLite

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score824.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#183  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servergitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationlearn.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
www.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperMicrosoftHuawei and openGauss communityAlessandro Furieri
Initial release198920192008
Current releaseSQL Server 2022, November 20223.0, March 20225.0.0, 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++C, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL 2011yes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationhorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationnone
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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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