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

System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics 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 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 ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.63
Rank#61  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ehcache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.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 AGSpotifyMicrosoftSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2009201420161994
Current release3.8.1, September 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServeryesyesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono 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 datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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