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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. RavenDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. RavenDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.ioravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201620192010
Current release1.0, March 20215.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyno
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno 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 dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMilvusRavenDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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