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

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

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsWell established RDBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#318  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperActian CorporationMicrosoftVelocityDB Inc
Initial release20161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20162011
Current release11.0, April 20177.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonCC++C#
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedAny that supports .NET
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLno
TriggersyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorIngres 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 integritynoyesno 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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesBased on Windows Authentication

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