DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.26
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score484.67
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.mongodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperEnterpriseDBMicrosoftMongoDB, IncSybase, SAP
Initial release2005201620091993
Current releaseV13, October 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB database on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
  • MongoDB Atlas: Global multi-cloud database with unmatched data distribution and mobility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, built-in automation for resource and workload optimization, and so much more.
Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
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.Transact SQLJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMongoDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
» more
MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
» more
Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
» more
The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
» more
Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
» more
Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
» more
ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
» more
175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
» more
MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Navicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EDB PostgresMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMongoDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

EDB Announces General Availability of BigAnimal, PostgreSQL Database in the Cloud
2 November 2021, Business Wire

Postgres Build 2021 Conference to Feature Leading PostgreSQL Experts
18 November 2021, Business Wire

Storage news ticker – November 4 – Blocks and Files
4 November 2021, Blocks and Files

EDB turns up the heat on PostgreSQL to fire up enterprise database market
21 June 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Move Over To PostgreSQL With Babelfish and MangoDB
16 November 2021, iProgrammer

provided by Google News

Microsoft Azure wants to make working with data on its platform easier
2 November 2021, TechCrunch

The route to success? Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI
9 November 2021, Technology Record

Gluent Allows Customers to Migrate to Azure Synapse Analytics Faster Than Ever with the Release of Gluent Data Platform 4.3
21 November 2021, WFMZ Allentown

Microsoft's cloud-connected on-prem database: SQL Server 2022 rolls out in private preview
2 November 2021, ZDNet

Microsoft open-sources SynapseML for developing AI pipelines
17 November 2021, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

SD Times news digest: Datalore for Enterprise 2021.3 updates; MongoDB announces pay-as-you-go pricing model; Tenable adds new features to Terrascan
30 November 2021, SDTimes.com

Earnings Preview: MongoDB (MDB) Q3 Earnings Expected to Decline
29 November 2021, Yahoo Finance

MongoDB, Inc. to Present at the Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference and the UBS Global TMT Conference
30 November 2021, WFMZ Allentown

MongoDB: Rapidly Growing Database Company With Attractive Prospects
26 November 2021, Seeking Alpha

MongoDB rolls out Atlas Data API for easier data access
18 November 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Depression and Alcoholism: Five Tips for Recovery
17 December 2020, PsychCentral.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SQA Manager
UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), Lowell, MA

Systems Administrator - Linux
ATCC, Manassas, VA

Senior PostgreSQL Application DBA
eSystems Inc., Linthicum, MD

Jr. Java/Angular CLI Full Stack Software Developer
Guidehouse, Washington, DC

Database Administrator
Varen Technologies, Bethesda, MD

Azure Synapse
Cubestech, Remote

Azure Synapse Operations Engineer
Harvard Partners, LLP, Trusted Advisors to IT, Remote

Azure Engineer/ALL OVER USA
PRO IT Inc., Charlotte, NC

Support Engineer - Azure Synapse
Microsoft, Issaquah, WA

Azure Synapse Production Support role
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Naperville, IL

No SQL DBA
Volto Consulting, Remote

MongoDB
State Tech, Remote

Associate Software Engineer
Scholastic, New York, NY

Contracts Specialist (remote)
Percona, Atlanta, GA

MongoDB DBA
Nuvento systems, Remote

Logistics Supervisor
Stanley, Black and Decker, Fort Mill, SC

Sr. SAP Basis S4 Hana SME
Kontoor Brands, Greensboro, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here