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

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

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 ServerAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.27
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasolMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release2008200020162018
Current release7.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++C++Scala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
C#
Java
PHP
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsTransact SQLno
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno 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 dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyesno

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