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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Sadas Engine vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsOpen Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#56  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sadasengine.comsiridb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftSADAS s.r.l.Transceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release20142016200620172001
Current release8.03.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++CC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAIX
Linux
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infoNumeric datano
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLnonono
Triggersyesnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno

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