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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. DolphinDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. DolphinDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.19
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score21.33
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.dolphindb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)DolphinDB, IncMicrosoft
Initial release201220182016
Current releasev2.00.4, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonyesTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono 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 dataACIDyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAdministrators, Users, Groupsyes

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