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

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

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 ElasticSearchElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBLow-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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#221  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score3.89
Rank#86  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.rockset.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperSpotifyMicrosoftRocksetSybase, SAPVoltDB Inc.
Initial release20142016201919932010
Current release10.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Java, C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyesyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLnoyesJava
Triggersnononoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesyesMulti-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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnoyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID 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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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