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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Brytlyt vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Brytlyt vs. Drizzle vs. MariaDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score104.36
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.brytlyt.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
azure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAlibabaBrytlytDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Microsoft
Initial release20162016200820092016
Current release0.9, October 20167.2.4, September 201210.6.5, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javauser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3Transact SQL
Triggersnoyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeBrytlytDrizzleMariaDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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