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DBMS > Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. QuestDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#218  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score1.11
Rank#165  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbquestdb.io
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperSpotifyMicrosoftPerconaQuestDB Limited
Initial release2014201620152014
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 Elasticsearchyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLJavaScriptno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replicationConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 infovia In-Memory Engineyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and roles
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HeroicMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehousePercona Server for MongoDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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