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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OrientDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. TerminusDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score4.40
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score3.99
Rank#85  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsorientdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSybase, SAPDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2016201019932018
Current release3.1.9, February 202110.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language, no joinsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Delphi
Perl
PHP
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLJava, Javascriptyesyes
TriggersnoHooksyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Journaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes inforelationship in graphsyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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