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DBMS > Datomic vs. GBase vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. GBase vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score7.09
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperCognitectApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release201220152016
Current release1.0.6362, January 2022GBase 8aApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQL
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono 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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes

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