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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMS in China, including analytical, transactional, distributed transactional, and cloud-native data warehousing.In-memory JavaScript DBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.07
Rank#185  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#264  Overall
#42  Document stores
Score20.56
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase.cngithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperGeneral Data Technology Co., Ltd.Microsoft
Initial release200420142016
Current releaseGBase 8a, GBase 8s, GBase 8c
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC, Java, PythonJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLStandard with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C API
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#JavaScriptC#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptTransact SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono 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 dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoyes

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