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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. OrientDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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)Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsorientdb.orgterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperMicrosoftOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201620102018
Current release3.1.9, February 202110.0.3, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language, no joinsSQL-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
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
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLJava, Javascriptyes
TriggersnoHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableRole-based access control

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