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. MarkLogic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. MarkLogic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score9.34
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.27
Rank#98  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.marklogic.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.marklogic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperSpotifyMarkLogic Corp.MicrosoftOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release2014200120161994
Current release9.0, 201718.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++C++C, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyesnoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL92yesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyesnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.noyes, with Range Indexesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicMarkLogicMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
» more
Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
» more
Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
» more
Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
» more
Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
» more

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
HeroicMarkLogicMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOracle Berkeley DB
Recent citations in the news

New Architectures Help Make Databases Smarter | SIGNAL Magazine
9 November 2021, Signal Magazine

MarkLogic Corporation Announces Solution Accelerators for the MarkLogic Data Hub for Medicaid
10 August 2021, Business Wire

MarkLogic Data Hub Central Now Available, Bringing Agility and Ease of Use to Data Integration and Management
1 April 2021, Business Wire

The Funded: Impossible Foods, maker of plant-based meat, raises $500 million in venture funding - Silicon Valley Business Journal
24 November 2021, Silicon Valley Business Journal

Medallia appoints Denise Miura to spearhead growth in Asia Pacific and Japan
8 November 2021, Taiwan News

provided by Google News

Microsoft Azure wants to make working with data on its platform easier
2 November 2021, TechCrunch

Gluent Allows Customers to Migrate to Azure Synapse Analytics Faster Than Ever with the Release of Gluent Data Platform 4.3
21 November 2021, WFMZ Allentown

The route to success? Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Power BI
9 November 2021, Technology Record

Microsoft's cloud-connected on-prem database: SQL Server 2022 rolls out in private preview
2 November 2021, ZDNet

Microsoft open-sources SynapseML for developing AI pipelines
17 November 2021, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

ACM recognizes far-reaching technical achievements with special awards
26 May 2021, EurekAlert

Oracle vs SQL Server: RDBMS Comparison 2021
4 June 2021, Datamation

Israel Mukuamu drafted by Dallas Cowboys
1 May 2021, Live 5 News WCSC

Under the Hood: Oracle Berkeley DB XML
7 May 2008, XML.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MarkLogic Developer
Qcentrio, Raritan, NJ

SUPV IT CYBERSECURITY SPECIALIST (PLCYPLN/INFOSEC)
US Defense Technical Information Center, Fort Belvoir, VA

DataStage Technical Lead
Northern Trust Corp., Chicago, IL

Analytic Consultant - State and Local
ASR ANALYTICS LLC, Phoenix, AZ

Security Analyst
Peer Solutions Group, Columbia, SC

PowerBI Developer - 100% remote
Piper Companies, Remote

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

Azure Synapse Application Support
Synergy Global Technologies Inc., Naperville, IL

Azure Data Engineer
Sunixa Solutions, Remote

Azure Synapse
Cubestech, Remote

Senior Integration Engineer- US Remote
Zendesk, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Couchbase logo

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

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here