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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Nebula Graph vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Nebula Graph vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score1.10
Rank#169  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.nebula-graph.iowww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftVesoft Inc.PerconaSybase, SAPTeradata
Initial release20162019201519932005
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesStrong typed schemaschema-freeyesFlexible 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 dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
proprietary protocol using JSON.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
Python
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLJavaScriptyesR packages
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesCausal Clustering using Raft protocolSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
yes 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 methodsnonoyesnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate 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-constraintsyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infovia In-Memory Engineno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseNebula GraphPercona Server for MongoDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsNebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesNebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosSocial networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersCurrently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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