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System Properties Comparison Microsoft SQL Server vs. Virtuoso
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|Name||Microsoft SQL Server Xexclude from comparison||Virtuoso Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Microsofts relational DBMS||Virtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Graph DBMS|
Native XML DBMS
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Current release||SQL Server 2017, October 2017||8.2, October 2018|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial restricted free version is available||Open Source GPLv2, extended commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||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||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||OLE DB|
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java||yes Virtuoso PL|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||tables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation||yes|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition||Master-master replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||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||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Microsoft SQL Server||Virtuoso|
|Specific characteristics||Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...|
|Competitive advantages||Performance & Scale — as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...|
|Typical application scenarios||Used for — Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...|
|Key customers||Broad use across enterprises and governments including — European Union (EU) US Government...|
|Market metrics||Largest installed-base of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...|
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