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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. Brytlyt vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. Brytlyt vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.20
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.brytlyt.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperAmazonBrytlytSpotifyMicrosoft
Initial release2007201620142016
Current release0.9, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLnoTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono 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 datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDnoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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