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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Postgres-XL vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Postgres-XL vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score77.63
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#203  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.postgres-xl.orgraima.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.raima.com
DeveloperAmazonMicrosoftRaima Inc.
Initial release201220162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1984
Current release10 R1, October 201815, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++CC
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
macOS
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLuser defined functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehousePostgres-XLRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
News

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8 October 2020

Raima Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for the IoT Edge Industry
1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

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