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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Heroic vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Heroic vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  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.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesElastic, 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational 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
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAlibabaSpotifyIBMMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2014201720161993
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesActive-active shard replicationyesMulti-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono 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 dataACIDnonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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