1. MS SQL Server :
Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) which is platform dependent and it is both GUI and command based software. It supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in corporate IT environments. It was developed by Microsoft Corporation and initially released on April 24, 1989.
2. PostgreSQL :
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source Object-relational database system. It provides good performance with low maintenance efforts because of its high stability. It was the first DBMS that implemented multi-version concurrency control (MVCC) feature.
Difference between MS SQL Server and PostgreSQL :
|S.NO.||MS SQL SERVER||POSTGRESQL|
|1.||Developed by Microsoft Corporation and initially released on April 24, 1989||Developed by PostgreSQL Global Development Group on 1989.|
|2.||MS SQL server is written in C++ language.||PostgreSQL is written in C language.|
|3.||It is a Microsoft relational DBMS.||It is widely used open source RDBMS.|
|4.||The primary database model for MS SQL Server is Relational DBMS.||The primary database model for PostgreSQL is also Relational DBMS.|
|5.||It also has two Secondary database models – Document store and Graph DBMS.||It has Document store as Secondary database models.|
|6.||The license for MS SQL Server is Commercial.||The license for is Open Source.|
|7.||Server operating systems for MS SQL Server are Linux and Windows.||Server operating systems for PostgreSQL are FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OS X, Solaris, Unix and Windows.|
|8.||In MS SQL Server, partitioning methods are Horizontal partitioning and Sharding through federation.||In PostgreSQL, partitioning can be done by range, list and hash.|
|9.||It support replication but in depends on the SQL-Server Edition.||It support only one replication methods – Master-master replication.|
|10.||It supports in-memory capabilities.||It does not supports in-memory capabilities.|
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