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DBMS > Altibase vs. Google BigQuery vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Google BigQuery vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  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
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryElastic, 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 DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score48.61
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualscloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAltibaseGoogleSymasMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release19992010201120161993
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20210.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
CC#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyesMulti-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 ConsistencyImmediate 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 dataACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)noyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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