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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. MySQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SiteWhere

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerWidely used open source RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlsitewhere.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheresitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperMicrosoftOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP infoformerly SybaseSiteWhere
Initial release2016199519922010
Current release8.0.29, April 202217, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyespredefined scheme
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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