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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. HyperSQL vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score5.60
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score22.46
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexhsqldb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperSpotifyMicrosoft
Initial release201420012016
Current release2.6.1, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno 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 datanoACIDACID
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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