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

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

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.86
Rank#32  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Microsoft
Initial release201220162017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageCC++Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesrestrictedyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
Java
PHP
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonTransact SQLno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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