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DBMS > Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ vs. Splunk

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.09
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftSAP, formerly SybaseSplunk Inc.
Initial release2015201619942003
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.616.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLyesyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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