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DBMS > Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score3.92
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftSybase, SAP
Initial release200320161993
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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