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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Fauna vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Fauna vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Fauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbfauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.fauna.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAlibabaFauna, Inc.SpotifyMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2014201420161993
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationyesyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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