DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Heroic vs. Informix vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Informix vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. VoltDB

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score23.12
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSpotifyIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.MicrosoftSybase, SAPVoltDB Inc.
Initial release20141984201619932010
Current release14.10.FC5, November 202010.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC, C++ and JavaC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyesyesyes
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 Elasticsearchyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesTransact SQLyesJava
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
HeroicInformixMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSVoltDB
Recent citations in the news

“Global Relational Databases Software Market 2021 Financial Highlights Analysis with Top Companies: Microsoft , MySQL , Oracle , SAP , PostgreSQL , Amazon RDS , IBM , MariaDB , Informix , Teradata , SQLite , etc….” – Puck77
21 October 2021, Puck77

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Size, Growth 2028 | Key Companies – Microsoft, Oracle, Centura Software, Informix, IBM Corporation, others – Puck77
21 October 2021, Puck77

Relational Databases Software Market Strategic SWOT Analysis Review 2021: Microsoft, Teradata, MySQL, SAP, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MariaDB, Amazon RDS, Informix, IBM, SQLite – Puck77
20 October 2021, Puck77

Embedded Database Management Systems Market Size, Outlook and Key Companies – Microsoft, Oracle, Centura Software, Informix, IBM Corporation, others – Otterbein 360
14 October 2021, Otterbein 360

Relational Databases Software Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again – EcoChunk
18 October 2021, EcoChunk

provided by Google News

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Purview
10 October 2021, InfoQ.com

Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence (AI) Portfolio | Services Review 2021
11 October 2021, Datamation

Azure Purview data governance service heads to GA
28 September 2021, ZDNet

Google Cloud Next: Meeting the enterprise where it lives
18 October 2021, ZDNet

Google Cloud unveils roadmap for its analytics platform
20 October 2021, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Depression and Alcoholism: Five Tips for Recovery
17 December 2020, PsychCentral.com

provided by Google News

NEWSQL Database Market Report 2020: Microsoft Corporation, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Amazon, Pivotal, Altibase, MemSQL, TIBCO, VoltDB, etc. – Puck77
21 October 2021, Puck77

Global Industry Analysts Predicts the World In-Memory Database Market to Reach $11 Billion by 2026
19 October 2021, Yahoo Finance

Main Memory Database System Market Statistics by Industry Dynamics & SWOT Analysis | ENEA, Oracle, SAP SE, VoltDB, Amazon Web Services, etc – Puck77
19 October 2021, Puck77

In-Memory Database Market Global Analysis 2021-2028: Amazon Web Services, Altibase Corporation, McObject LLC, Microsoft Corporation, VoltDB, and Many More. – Puck77
18 October 2021, Puck77

VoltDB Launches Active(N) Lossless Cross Data Center Replication
31 August 2021, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Programmer - USDA
Total Solutions, Inc., Kansas City, MO

Sales Booking Specialist
ADT Inc., Jacksonville, FL

Research Clerk
Inmar, Grand Prairie, TX

Data Entry Processor
Inmar, Winston-Salem, NC

Systems Administrator
Harris Computer Systems, Georgia

Azure Synapse Operations Engineer
Harvard Partners, LLP, Trusted Advisors to IT, Remote

Embedded Escalation Engineer - Azure Synapse
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Azure Synapse
Cubestech, Remote

Azure Architect
BTree Solutions Inc, Remote

SQL Developer with Azure Synapse
spar information systems, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here