DB-EnginesDo you need a hard real time database?English
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenQM vs. TimescaleDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OpenQM vs. TimescaleDB vs. YugabyteDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.33
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score3.11
Rank#98  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.openqm.comwww.timescale.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.timescale.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperMicrosoftMartin PhillipsTimescaleYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2016199320172017
Current release3.4-122.6.0, February 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Yugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageC++CC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningyesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOpenQM infoalso called QMTimescaleDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
» more
YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
» more
Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
» more
PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
» more
Typical application scenariosTime-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
» more
Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
» more
Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
» more
Market metricsWith over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
» more
900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
» more
Apache 2.0 license for the database
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseOpenQM infoalso called QMTimescaleDBYugabyteDB
Recent citations in the news

Microsoft takes months to fix critical Azure Synapse bug
15 June 2022, TechTarget

SynLapse: Orca Security Publishes Details for Critical Azure Synapse Vulnerability
25 June 2022, InfoQ.com

Striim Joins Forces with Microsoft to Speed Cloud and Digital Transformation
28 June 2022, Yahoo Finance

A New Microsoft Platform in Town: the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform
8 June 2022, InfoQ.com

New Collibra, Snowflake integration enhances data governance
29 June 2022, TechTarget

provided by Google News

OpenQM
9 January 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Timescale launches the new Timescale Cloud, a hosted relational database for time-series
5 October 2021, businesswire.com

Understanding Hyperfunctions in TimescaleDB
11 August 2021, CDOTrends

Timescale Valuation Rockets to Over $1B with $110M Round, Marking the Explosive Rise of Time-Series Data
22 February 2022, businesswire.com

Timescale Announces OpenTelemetry Tracing Support for Promscale
16 May 2022, businesswire.com

Timescale grabs $40M Series B as it goes all in on cloud version of time series database
5 May 2021, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Yugabyte distributed SQL database adds migration service
29 June 2022, TechTarget

Yugabyte Announces Fourth Annual Distributed SQL Summit to Accelerate Cloud Native Initiatives in Any Future
23 June 2022, businesswire.com

Can Yugabyte Become The Defacto Database For Large-Scale, Cloud Native Applications?
19 May 2022, Forbes

How to choose a database (hint: boring is good)
16 June 2022, TechRepublic

Yugabyte raises $188M to grow distributed SQL database
28 October 2021, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Energy / V2X Software Data Engineer - Azure Synapse/Snowflake - V2G
General Motors, Warren, MI

Energy / V2X Software Data Engineer - Azure Synapse/Snowflake - V2G
General Motors, Roswell, GA

Software Engineer
Microsoft, United States

Support Engineer - Azure Synapse
Microsoft, Issaquah, WA

Energy / V2X Software Data Engineer - Azure Synapse/Snowflake - V2G
General Motors, Austin, TX

Full Stack Application Engineer
Legends of Learning, Timonium, MD

Sr. Data Engineer
Protocol Labs, Remote

Staff Software Engineer- SRM
Harness.io, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Senior Full-Stack Developer
element^n, New York, NY

Data Engineer
Tetra Tech, Anchorage, AK

Senior Database Engineer
Explore Jobs Search, Irving, TX

Senior Database Engineer
WELLS FARGO BANK, Des Moines, IA

Lead Database Engineer
WELLS FARGO BANK, Chicago, IL

Senior Database Engineer
WELLS FARGO BANK, Phoenix, AZ

Senior Database Engineer
WELLS FARGO BANK, Raleigh, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here