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

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

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.62
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperGoogleSymasMicrosoft
Initial release201020112016
Current release0.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
CC#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnoTransact SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
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 integritynonono 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 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)noyes

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