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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. OrigoDB

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

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
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Score4.25
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#258  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#348  Overall
#50  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.ioorigodb.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2010201620192009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release1.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++C++C#
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnodepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesnoRole based authorization

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