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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release20102016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQL
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes

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