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DBMS > GridGain vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NuoDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NuoDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteTime 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 ServerNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#168  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsnuodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.SpotifyMicrosoftNuoDB, Inc.Sybase, SAP
Initial release20072014201620131993
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesnononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noTransact SQLJava, SQLyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesyesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesnoyes infoTemporary tableno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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