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 IQ

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and SAP IQ with Microsoft SQL Server, SAP HANA and Snowflake.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperMicrosoftSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20161994
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integration
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-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine 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 IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Recent citations in the news

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory for Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Pipelines | CISA
10 May 2022, US-CERT

Microsoft launches deeper integrations between its data products
24 May 2022, TechCrunch

Microsoft Build empowering the developer community
26 May 2022, Tech Wire Asia

Datometry Hyper-Q Modernizes Logistics Data
25 May 2022, CDOTrends

Sponsored post: Consumers demand personalization. A unified data platform can help.
19 May 2022, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Financial Service Institutions Embark on Cloud Data Makeover as Legacy Solutions Sunset
18 May 2022, Finextra

A look inside the SAP IQ column-oriented database
10 March 2016, TechTarget

SAP Unveils New Services in SAP HANA Cloud
28 April 2021, Database Trends and Applications

What's new in SAP HANA Cloud Services and why it matters
27 June 2019, TechTarget

IBM, SAP partner to move financial institutions to the hybrid cloud
28 July 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure Data Engineer
Agama Solutions, Houston, TX

Azure admin
Cognizant, Pleasanton, CA

Senior Data Engineer
CPSI, Remote

Azure Consultant
Deloitte, Parsippany, NJ

Azure Administrator / Data Engineer
Agama Solutions, Las Vegas, NV

SAP BRIM - Senior Technology Services Specialist
SAP, Newtown Square, PA

Python / shell scripting developer
Intone Networks, Atlanta, GA

Junior Data Strategy Analyst (JDSA)*
National Capitol Contracting (NCC), Puget Sound, WA

Junior Data Strategy Analyst (JDSA)
National Capitol Contracting (NCC), Norfolk, VA

Junior Data Strategy Analyst (JDSA)
National Capitol Contracting (NCC), Kittery, ME

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

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!

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

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

Present your product here