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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenEdge vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenEdge vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 ServerApplication development environment with integrated database management systemPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score16.66
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score5.49
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#123  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.progress.com/­openedgewww.tigergraph.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMicrosoftProgress Software CorporationTeradata
Initial release20161984200520172009
Current releaseOpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyesschema-free
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.noyesyes infoin Aster File Storenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoclose to SQL 92yesSQL-like query language (GSQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesR packagesyesno
Triggersnoyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlno
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Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOpenEdgeTeradata AsterTigerGraphTinkerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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