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DBMS > AnzoGraph DB vs. Google BigQuery vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. Google BigQuery vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.27
Rank#302  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#13  RDF stores
Score61.90
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score22.71
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitecambridgesemantics.com/­anzographcloud.google.com/­bigqueryazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release201820102016
Current release2.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusteryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsnono 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 dataACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)yes

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