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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. Infobright vs. Ingres vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. Infobright vs. Ingres vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendWell established RDBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score1.10
Rank#168  Overall
#82  Relational DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Actian CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release201620051974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2016
Current release11.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languagePythonCCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.nonono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationIngres Replicatoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno 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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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