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

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

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 searchesScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#259  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftTempoIQ
Initial release2010201620192012
Current release1.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data onlyyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQLnono
Triggersyesnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
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 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-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDnono
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesnosimple authentication-based access control

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