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DBMS > GBase vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ vs. Splunk

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.16
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.gbase8a.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftSAP, formerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release201619942003
Current releaseGBase 8a16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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