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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. LMDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database librarySearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentElastic, 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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score48.61
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#117  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperGoogleSymasMicrosoftMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release20102011201520161993
Current release0.9.29, March 2021V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C.Net
C#
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnonoTransact SQLyes
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono 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 datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)noyes infousing Azure authenticationyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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