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DBMS > Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  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 ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSpotifyMicrosoftSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201420161994
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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