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DBMS > Greenplum vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenQM

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.76
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#255  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.SpotifyMicrosoftMartin Phillips
Initial release2005201420161993
Current release6.7.1, April 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptions
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.yes infosince Version 4.2nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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