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DBMS > Fauna vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.63
Rank#139  Overall
#23  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.87
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.geomesa.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperFauna, Inc.CCRi and othersMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release2014201420161993
Current release3.1.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageScalaScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingdepending on storage layerSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationdepending on storage layeryesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono 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 dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.nodepending on storage layerno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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