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DBMS > CockroachDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison CockroachDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OmniSci

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NameCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardware
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score6.97
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cockroachlabs.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
Technical documentationwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperCockroach LabsMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201520162016
Current release21.1.2, June 20215.10, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageGoC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemedynamic schemayesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
C#
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using RAFTyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno 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 dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CockroachDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsCockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantages- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Only OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSystem of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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Spatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Key customersComcast, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Shipt, MyDoc,...
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Market metrics6.7K+ long-running clusters 2.2K+ CockroachDB Self-Hosted clusters 10.5K+ CockroachDB...
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Licensing and pricing models- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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OmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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