DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Valentina Server

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.60
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score926.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#279  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperMicrosoftMicrosoftPerconaParadigma Software
Initial release2016198920081999
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 20198.0.28-20, 20225.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

Navicat Monitor is a safe, simple and agentless remote server monitoring tool for SQL Server and many other database management systems.
» more

SQL Complete: An advanced IntelliSense-style code completion add-in for SSMS and Visual Studio. Write, beautify, refactor your SQL code and give your productivity a dramatic boost.
» more

Navicat for SQL Server gives you a fully graphical approach to database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMicrosoft SQL ServerPercona Server for MySQLValentina Server
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
4 January 2017, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Microsoft Discloses Previously Fixed Azure Synapse Bug
1 September 2022, Duo Security

AtScale Announces Data Science and Enterprise AI Capabilities Within Semantic Layer Platform
28 September 2022, Business Wire

What is Azure Data Factory?
9 September 2022, Petri.com

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Data Lake Technology Comparison
20 September 2022, Channel Insider

Azure Synapse vs. Databricks: Data Platform Comparison | eWEEK
20 July 2022, eWeek

provided by Google News

SQL Server admins warned about Fargo ransomware
26 September 2022, The Register

Arcion Announces Agentless Change Data Capture for Azure, SQL Server, Oracle, SAP HANA, and MySQL
28 September 2022, Business Wire

Microsoft offers SQL Server 2022 release candidate to Linux world
8 September 2022, The Register

Compare Azure Data Factory vs. SSIS
19 September 2022, TechTarget

Learn SQL in these six courses
27 September 2022, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

Percona Platform aims to boost open source database support
17 May 2022, TechTarget

Oracle Announces General Availability of MySQL Heatwave on AWS
17 September 2022, InfoQ.com

Open source databases: What are they and why do they matter?
5 September 2022, The Register

Why Percona wants your database to be open source, and not everyone is happy about it
14 September 2020, TechRepublic

Open source biz sick of FOSS community exploitation overhauls software rights
8 September 2022, The Register

provided by Google News

A Look at Valentina
18 April 2014, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure Databricks Admin
Kynite, Myrtle Point, OR

Azure Data Engineer
One IT Corp, Remote

Azure Synapse Data Engineer
Point1 Solutions, Jacksonville, FL

Azure Synapse Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Atlanta, GA

Azure Data Engineer
Agiles Enterprise, Remote

SQL Server Developer
SnappyHires, Remote

SQL Server Developer - Fully Remote
Magellan Health, Harrisburg, PA

SQL Server DBA
Veridain Tech Solution, Bellevue, WA

SQL Server Analyst
Snappyhires, Remote

SQL Server Developer
Kani Solutions, Remote

Linux Engineer, Brooklyn, NY - ONSITE
Right Talents, Brooklyn, NY

MySQL DBA I
Percona, Remote

MySQL DBA
Tek Ninjas, Charlotte, NC

DevOps Engineer
Order Desk, Remote

Perforce Engineer
Rockstar Games New York & New England, Manhattan, NY

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

Present your product here