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

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

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 ServerRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score21.62
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#284  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score3.59
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperEnterpriseDBMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesSybase, SAP
Initial release2005201620151993
Current release14, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
Java
PHP
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
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 SQLJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesselectable replication factorMulti-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRiak TSSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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