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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 searchesPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperMicrosoftTeradata
Initial release201620192005
Current release1.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnoR packages
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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
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 controlyesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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