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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. EsgynDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EsgynDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#292  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score22.46
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.esgyn.cnazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperApache Software FoundationEsgynMicrosoft
Initial release201220152016
Current release1.19.0, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored ProceduresTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno 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 datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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