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DBMS > Heroic vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Yaacomo

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score21.33
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#356  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsyaacomo.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperSpotifyIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release2014201020162009
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQL
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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