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DBMS > Altibase vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  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 RDBMSGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteElastic, 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 DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#172  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#135  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAltibaseGridGain Systems, Inc.MicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release1999200720161993
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 2021GridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Java, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)yesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 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.yesyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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