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

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

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftSybase, SAPAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201619932008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
server-less
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLyesno
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenone
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
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
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