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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. MonetDB vs. MongoDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 columnsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.62
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score1.83
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score472.98
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.monetdb.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperMicrosoftMonetDB BVMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201620042009
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20215.0.9, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes, in SQL, C, RJavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding via remote tablesSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMonetDBMongoDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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