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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. RDF4J

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score3.27
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.exasol.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasolMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2008200020162004
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
C#
Java
PHP
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsTransact SQLyes
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno 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 dataACIDACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyesno

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