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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA multi-model DBMS and application serverElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.25
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score3.29
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#51  Relational DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.intersystems.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014InterSystemsMicrosoft
Initial release2010199720162019
Current release2018.1.4, May 20201.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesNumeric data only
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesTransact SQLno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno 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 datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyesno

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