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DBMS > GBase vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OmniSci

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release201520162016
Current releaseGBase 8aApache Ignite 2.65.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 dataACIDACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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