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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Snowflake vs. Transwarp StellarDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Snowflake vs. Transwarp StellarDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp StellarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA distributed graph DBMS built for enterprise-level graph applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score1.54
Rank#155  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score22.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score114.77
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#39  Graph DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.snowflake.comwww.transwarp.cn/­en/­product/­stellardb
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncMicrosoftSnowflake Computing Inc.Transwarp
Initial release201520162014
Current release3.1.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
OpenCypher
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLuser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

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