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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. Splunk

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

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score21.33
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#91  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score95.56
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftSybase, SAPSplunk Inc.
Initial release201619932003
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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