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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Transbase vs. VelocityDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score944.96
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#36  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperMicrosoftTransaction Software GmbHVelocityDB Inc
Initial release198919872011
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019Transbase 8.4, September 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infofree development licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
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 SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesno
TriggersyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodestables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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