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Microsoft SQL Server vs ToroDB: What are the differences?

What is Microsoft SQL Server? A relational database management system developed by Microsoft. Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.

What is ToroDB? Open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL. ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.

Microsoft SQL Server and ToroDB can be primarily classified as "Databases" tools.

ToroDB is an open source tool with 10 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ToroDB's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Microsoft SQL Server?

Microsoft® SQL Server is a database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions.

What is ToroDB?

ToroDB is an open source, document-oriented, JSON database that runs on top of PostgreSQL, providing storage and I/O savings and ACID semantics. ToroDB is MongoDB-compatible, so you can use Mongo clients to connect to it.
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        What are some alternatives to Microsoft SQL Server and ToroDB?
        Oracle
        Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.
        Apache Aurora
        Apache Aurora is a service scheduler that runs on top of Mesos, enabling you to run long-running services that take advantage of Mesos' scalability, fault-tolerance, and resource isolation.
        PostgreSQL
        PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
        Microsoft Access
        It is an easy-to-use tool for creating business applications, from templates or from scratch. With its rich and intuitive design tools, it can help you create appealing and highly functional applications in a minimal amount of time.
        MySQL
        The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
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        Decisions about Microsoft SQL Server and ToroDB
        Amazon ElastiCache
        Amazon ElastiCache
        Amazon Elasticsearch Service
        Amazon Elasticsearch Service
        AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
        AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)
        Memcached
        Memcached
        Redis
        Redis
        Python
        Python
        AWS Lambda
        AWS Lambda
        Amazon RDS
        Amazon RDS
        Microsoft SQL Server
        Microsoft SQL Server
        MariaDB
        MariaDB
        Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL
        Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL
        Rails
        Rails
        Ruby
        Ruby
        Heroku
        Heroku
        AWS Elastic Beanstalk
        AWS Elastic Beanstalk

        We initially started out with Heroku as our PaaS provider due to a desire to use it by our original developer for our Ruby on Rails application/website at the time. We were finding response times slow, it was painfully slow, sometimes taking 10 seconds to start loading the main page. Moving up to the next "compute" level was going to be very expensive.

        We moved our site over to AWS Elastic Beanstalk , not only did response times on the site practically become instant, our cloud bill for the application was cut in half.

        In database world we are currently using Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL also, we have both MariaDB and Microsoft SQL Server both hosted on Amazon RDS. The plan is to migrate to AWS Aurora Serverless for all 3 of those database systems.

        Additional services we use for our public applications: AWS Lambda, Python, Redis, Memcached, AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon ElastiCache

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        How developers use Microsoft SQL Server and ToroDB
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        Brillium, Inc. uses Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server

        We've always counted on SQL Server as our database backend. It has served us well over the years. It isn't the cheapest part of our stack, but with the plethora of tools provided by 3rd parties, we have found an incredible and scalable method of keeping our data available and easy to maintain.

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        Andrew Miller uses Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server

        Defacto, industry standard for backend relational databases. Entity Framework makes designing, migrating & maintaining SQL Server databases a breeze. LocalDB is especially helpful during development.

        Avatar of David Flynn
        David Flynn uses Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server

        Our core systems that we integrate with are using SQL Server 2012 / 2016 database servers. We use database views on core system databases to help build our domain model.

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        Olo uses Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server

        Main transactional database. SQL Server 2012 Enterprise with AlwaysOn Availability Groups for high availability and disaster recovery.

        Avatar of Arbor Health, LLC
        Arbor Health, LLC uses Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server

        Managing script output and input, as well as data cleansing.

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