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

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

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.79
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release201220162019
Current release1.19.0, June 20211.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQLno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 datanoACIDno
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 sourceyesno

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