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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  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 assetsA multi-model DBMS and application serverElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.86
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score2.80
Rank#119  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#60  Relational DBMS
Score26.64
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.intersystems.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperInterSystemsMicrosoft
Initial release201619972016
Current release2018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languagePythonC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQL
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes

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