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DBMS > CrateDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#198  Overall
#94  Relational DBMS
#14  Search engines
Score22.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#241  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitecrate.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperCrateMicrosoftPercona
Initial release201320162015
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMhostedLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C#
Java
PHP
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsTransact SQLJavaScript
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDno
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 infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsyesAccess rights for users and roles
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CrateDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehousePercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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