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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. QuestDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score12.06
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsquestdb.iotempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperMicrosoftQuestDB LimitedTempoIQ
Initial release201620142012
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolschema-free
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnono
Triggersnonoyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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-constraintsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID for single-table writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infothrough memory mapped filesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple authentication-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseQuestDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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