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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. TerminusDB vs. VelocityDB
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|Name||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison||TerminusDB former name was DataChemist Xexclude from comparison||VelocityDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Microsofts relational DBMS||Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships||A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Graph DBMS||Graph DBMS|
Object oriented DBMS
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Microsoft||DataChemist Ltd.||VelocityDB Inc|
|Current release||SQL Server 2017, October 2017||1.0, 2018||7.x|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial restricted free version is available||Open Source GPL V3||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C++||Prolog, Rust||C#|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Linux||Any that supports .NET|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||SQL-like query language (WOQL)||no|
|APIs and other access methods||OLE DB|
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java||yes||no|
|Triggers||yes||yes||Callbacks are triggered when data changes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation||Graph Partitioning||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition||Journaling Streams|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes in-memory journaling||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Role-based access control||Based on Windows Authentication|
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