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DBMS > FatDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.78
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperFatCloudIBMMicrosoft
Initial release201220142016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
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Implementation languageC#C++
Server operating systemsWindowshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsPL/SQL, SQL PLTransact SQL
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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