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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.95
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score5.69
Rank#67  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#397  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#25  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.scylladb.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.scylladb.comwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperMicrosoftScyllaDBinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201620152015
Current releaseScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 20241.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indicesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes, Luayes infoon the application server
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate 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 dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsmultiple readers, single writer
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 infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per objectDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
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Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseScyllaDBsearchxml
Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is engineered to deliver predictable performance at scale. It’s adopted...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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Key customersDiscord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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Market metricsScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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