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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. H2GIS vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. H2GIS vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesSpatial extension of H2Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score61.90
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#372  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score22.71
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.h2gis.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperGoogleCNRSMicrosoft
Initial release201020132016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infobased on H2Transact SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2yes

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