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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. PouchDB vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBOpen Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#347  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score8.03
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticspouchdb.comsiridb.netsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticspouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.siridb.netsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software FoundationTransceptor TechnologySphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2016201220172001
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScriptCC++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoNumeric datano
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 infovia viewsyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
JavaScriptC
C++
Go
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnosimple rights management via user accountsno

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