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DBMS > Citus vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SiteWhere

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.47
Rank#144  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.87
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#329  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.citusdata.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlsitewhere.io
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticssitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperMicrosoftSybase, SAPSiteWhere
Initial release2010201619932010
Current release8.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyespredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Transact SQLyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
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 infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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