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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. MonetDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftMonetDB BV
Initial release20162004
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno 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 dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMonetDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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