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System Properties Comparison HarperDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#261  Overall
#40  Document stores
Score26.64
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Websiteharperdb.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperHarperDBMicrosoft
Initial release20172016
Current release3.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageNode.jsC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hosted
Data schemedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1Transact SQL
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clusterSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes

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