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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Prometheus

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.12
Rank#349  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score23.10
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score6.31
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Microsoft
Initial release201720162015
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesNumeric 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.nonono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaTransact SQLno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyesyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono 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 datanoACIDno
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 controlnoyesno

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