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IBM Cloudant

Score 9.5 out of 10

Cloudant is an open source non-relational, distributed database service that requires zero-configuration. It's based on the Apache-backed CouchDB project and the creator of the open source BigCouch project. Cloudant's service provides integrated data management, search, and analytics engine designed for web applications. Cloudant scales your database on the CouchDB framework and provides hosting, administrative tools, analytics and commercial support for CouchDB and BigCouch. Cloudant is often…

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the IBM Cloudant

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SingleStore

Score 9.4 out of 10
Try SingleStore Free

SingleStore aims to deliver the world’s fastest distributed SQL database for data-intensive applications: SingleStoreDB, which combines transactional + analytical workloads in a single platform.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the SingleStore

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InfluxDB

Score 8.5 out of 10

The InfluxDB is a time series database from InfluxData headquartered in San Francisco. As an observability solution, it is designed to provide real-time visibility into stacks, sensors and systems. It is available open source, via the Cloud as a DBaaS option, or through an Enterprise subscription.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the InfluxDB

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Amazon DynamoDB

Score 8.9 out of 10

Amazon DynamoDB is a cloud-native, NoSQL, serverless database service.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Amazon DynamoDB

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Amazon RDS

Score 8.8 out of 10

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) from Amazon Web Services.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Amazon RDS

Popular Integrations

Google Cloud SQL

Score 7.6 out of 10
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Google Cloud SQL is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) with the capability and functionality of MySQL.

Higher Rated Features

  • Automatic software patching
  • Database security provisions

Popular Integrations

Google BigQuery

Score 8.7 out of 10
Try BigQuery free

Google's BigQuery is part of the Google Cloud Platform, a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) supporting the querying and rapid analysis of enterprise data.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Google BigQuery

Popular Integrations

RavenDB

Score 8.2 out of 10

RavenDB is a NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID) across the database and throughout clusters. It is presented as an easy to use all-in-one database that minimizes the need for third party addons, tools, or support to boost developer productivity and get projects into production fast.Users can setup and secure a data cluster deploy in the cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid environment. RavenDB offers a Database as a Service solution, allowing users to pass on all database…

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the RavenDB

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MongoDB Atlas

Score 8.5 out of 10

MongoDB Atlas is the company's automated managed cloud service, supplying automated deployment, provisioning and patching, and other features supporting database monitoring and optimization.

Higher Rated Features

  • Database-as-a-Service
  • Automatic software patching
  • Monitoring and metrics

Popular Integrations

DigitalOcean Droplets

Score 9.2 out of 10

DigitalOcean's Droplets is designed to help the user spin up a virtual machine in just 55 seconds. Standard, General Purpose, CPU-Optimized, or Memory-Optimized configurations provide flexibility to build, test, and grow an app from startup to scale.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the DigitalOcean Droplets

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Best Azure SQL Database Alternatives for Medium-sized Companies

IBM Cloudant

Score 9.5 out of 10

Cloudant is an open source non-relational, distributed database service that requires zero-configuration. It's based on the Apache-backed CouchDB project and the creator of the open source BigCouch project. Cloudant's service provides integrated data management, search, and analytics engine designed for web applications. Cloudant scales your database on the CouchDB framework and provides hosting, administrative tools, analytics and commercial support for CouchDB and BigCouch. Cloudant is often…

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the IBM Cloudant

Popular Integrations

SingleStore

Score 9.4 out of 10
Try SingleStore Free

SingleStore aims to deliver the world’s fastest distributed SQL database for data-intensive applications: SingleStoreDB, which combines transactional + analytical workloads in a single platform.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the SingleStore

Popular Integrations

Snowflake

Score 9.0 out of 10

The Snowflake Cloud Data Platform is the eponymous data warehouse with, from the company in San Mateo, a cloud and SQL based DW that aims to allow users to unify, integrate, analyze, and share previously siloed data in secure, governed, and compliant ways. With it, users can securely access the Data Cloud to share live data with customers and business partners, and connect with other organizations doing business as data consumers, data providers, and data service providers.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Snowflake

Popular Integrations

Amazon DynamoDB

Score 8.9 out of 10

Amazon DynamoDB is a cloud-native, NoSQL, serverless database service.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Amazon DynamoDB

Popular Integrations

Azure Database

Score 7.3 out of 10

Available on Microsoft's Azure, Azure Database is a managed cloud-based option for a variety of popular community and open source databases. Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Fully managed, intelligent, and scalable PostgreSQLAzure Database for MySQL - Scalable, open-source MySQL databaseAzure Database for MariaDB - Enterprise-ready, fully managed community MariaDB Azure's fully managed PostgreSQL database automates maintenance, patching, and updates. Users can provision in minutes and…

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Azure Database

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Oracle Autonomous Database

Score 8.9 out of 10

Oracle Autonomous Database provides a self-driving, self-securing, self-repairing cloud service that eliminate the overhead and human errors associated with traditional database administration. Oracle Autonomous Database takes care of configuration, tuning, backup, patching, encryption, scaling, and more.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Oracle Autonomous Database

Popular Integrations

Db2

Score 8.8 out of 10

DB2 is a family of relational database software solutions offered by IBM. It includes standard Db2 and Db2 Warehouse editions, either deployable on-cloud, or on-premise.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Db2

Popular Integrations

Amazon RDS

Score 8.8 out of 10

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) from Amazon Web Services.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Amazon RDS

Popular Integrations

Google BigQuery

Score 8.7 out of 10
Try BigQuery free

Google's BigQuery is part of the Google Cloud Platform, a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) supporting the querying and rapid analysis of enterprise data.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Google BigQuery

Popular Integrations

Google Cloud SQL

Score 7.6 out of 10
Learn More

Google Cloud SQL is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) with the capability and functionality of MySQL.

Higher Rated Features

  • Automatic software patching
  • Database security provisions

Popular Integrations

Best Azure SQL Database Alternatives for Enterprises

IBM Cloudant

Score 9.5 out of 10

Cloudant is an open source non-relational, distributed database service that requires zero-configuration. It's based on the Apache-backed CouchDB project and the creator of the open source BigCouch project. Cloudant's service provides integrated data management, search, and analytics engine designed for web applications. Cloudant scales your database on the CouchDB framework and provides hosting, administrative tools, analytics and commercial support for CouchDB and BigCouch. Cloudant is often…

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the IBM Cloudant

Popular Integrations

SingleStore

Score 9.4 out of 10
Try SingleStore Free

SingleStore aims to deliver the world’s fastest distributed SQL database for data-intensive applications: SingleStoreDB, which combines transactional + analytical workloads in a single platform.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the SingleStore

Popular Integrations

Snowflake

Score 9.0 out of 10

The Snowflake Cloud Data Platform is the eponymous data warehouse with, from the company in San Mateo, a cloud and SQL based DW that aims to allow users to unify, integrate, analyze, and share previously siloed data in secure, governed, and compliant ways. With it, users can securely access the Data Cloud to share live data with customers and business partners, and connect with other organizations doing business as data consumers, data providers, and data service providers.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Snowflake

Popular Integrations

Amazon DynamoDB

Score 8.9 out of 10

Amazon DynamoDB is a cloud-native, NoSQL, serverless database service.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Amazon DynamoDB

Popular Integrations

Google Cloud Datastore

Score 8.7 out of 10

Google Cloud Datastore is a NoSQL "schemaless" database as a service, supporting diverse data types. The database is managed; Google manages sharding and replication and prices according to storage and activity.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Google Cloud Datastore

Popular Integrations

Oracle Autonomous Database

Score 8.9 out of 10

Oracle Autonomous Database provides a self-driving, self-securing, self-repairing cloud service that eliminate the overhead and human errors associated with traditional database administration. Oracle Autonomous Database takes care of configuration, tuning, backup, patching, encryption, scaling, and more.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Oracle Autonomous Database

Popular Integrations

Db2

Score 8.8 out of 10

DB2 is a family of relational database software solutions offered by IBM. It includes standard Db2 and Db2 Warehouse editions, either deployable on-cloud, or on-premise.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Db2

Popular Integrations

Amazon RDS

Score 8.8 out of 10

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) from Amazon Web Services.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Amazon RDS

Popular Integrations

Google BigQuery

Score 8.7 out of 10
Try BigQuery free

Google's BigQuery is part of the Google Cloud Platform, a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) supporting the querying and rapid analysis of enterprise data.

Higher Rated Features

Customers are more satisfied with the features of Azure SQL Database than the Google BigQuery

Popular Integrations

Google Cloud SQL

Score 7.6 out of 10
Learn More

Google Cloud SQL is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) with the capability and functionality of MySQL.

Higher Rated Features

  • Automatic software patching
  • Database security provisions

Popular Integrations