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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SingleStore vs. SwayDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.singlestore.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperMicrosoftSingleStore Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release201620132018
Current release7.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate 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 dataACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSwayDB
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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