DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.60
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperMicrosoftSybase, SAPTeradata
Initial release201619932005
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Delphi
Perl
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesR packages
Triggersnoyesno
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
yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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 dataACIDACIDACID
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADSTeradata Aster
Recent citations in the news

Microsoft Discloses Previously Fixed Azure Synapse Bug
1 September 2022, duo.com

From Azure SQL to Synapse, Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform has Everything
29 August 2022, Analytics Insight

What is Azure Data Factory?
9 September 2022, Petri.com

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud: Data Lake Technology Comparison
20 September 2022, Channel Insider

Inside Oracle’s partnership with AMD to boost MySQL HeatWave performance
22 September 2022, SiliconANGLE News

provided by Google News

Teradata, Lunexa Partnership Introduces Digital Marketing Attribution Solution for Teradata Aster Analytics Platforms
5 June 2012, PR Newswire

How to Select the Right Database for Time-Series Data
2 December 2021, thenewstack.io

Case study: Siemens reduces train failures with Teradata Aster
12 September 2016, RCR Wireless News

What Is a Data Lakehouse?
5 March 2022, Coinspeaker

Teradata Integrates Big Data Analytic Architecture
22 October 2012, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure Synapse Developer
Cognizant, Atlanta, GA

Lead Azure Synapse (Data) Engineer
Applied Information Sciences, Reston, VA

Azure/Synapse Senior Developer
Capgemini, Remote

Cloud Database Engineer
Tek Ninjas, Fort Mill, SC

Data Engineer
Otter Products, LLC, Remote

Data Scientists – Machine Learning
Brielle Technologies, Alpharetta, GA

Business Systems Analyst
Spectrum, Greenwood Village, CO

Sr Analyst, DACI Analytics - IoT, Store Inventory, & Asset Protection
Lowe's, Charlotte, NC

Consultant - Data Engineer
Insygnum, Chicago, IL

Director of Data Analytics
Protos Security, LLC, Norwalk, CT

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here