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DBMS > EventStoreDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelEvent StoreRelational DBMSDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.eventstore.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedMicrosoftHibernating RhinosAlex Kashirin
Initial release2012201620102020
Current release21.2, February 20215.2, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageC++C#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
EventStoreDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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