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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Graphite vs. InfinityDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  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 durabilityData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA multi-model DBMS and application serverElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value 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
Trend Chart
Score1.96
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score4.53
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#319  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Score3.25
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#46  Relational DBMS
Score12.37
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webboilerbay.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comgraphite.readthedocs.ioboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.intersystems.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperCognitectChris DavisBoiler Bay Inc.InterSystemsMicrosoft
Initial release20122006200219972016
Current release0.9.5951, July 20194.02018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJava, ClojurePythonJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Sockets
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaC#
C++
Java
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsnonoyesTransact SQL
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno 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 dataACIDnoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyesyes
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 developmentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes

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