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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  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.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineElastic, 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 DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.50
Rank#240  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#187  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score21.33
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#91  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.graphengine.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release201020161993
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT Licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation language.NET and CC++
Server operating systemshosted.NEThostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono 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 dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
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