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DBMS > Ehcache vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. SAP IQ

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.94
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score4.71
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGSpotifyMicrosoftSybase, SAPSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20092014201619931994
Current release3.8.1, September 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLyesyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServeryesyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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