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DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.High performance Time Series DBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score2.26
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score8.10
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docscode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperEnterpriseDBKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release20052000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320161993
Current releaseV13, October 20203.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (q)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangehorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.noyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresKdb+Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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