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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.memcached.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release201920032016
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono 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 dataAtomic single-document operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyes

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