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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Realm vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Realm vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. STSdb

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsrealm.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsrealm.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMicrosoftRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019SAP infoformerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release2016201419922011
Current release17, July 20154.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseRealmSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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