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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. VelocityDB

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NameMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score992.66
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#302  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servervelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servervelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperMicrosoftVelocityDB Inc
Initial release19892011
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
TriggersyesCallbacks 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 Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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