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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SiriDB vs. Sphinx

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpen Source Time Series DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.03
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#352  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score6.88
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticssiridb.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.siridb.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftCesbitSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201620172001
Current release3.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++CC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoNumeric datano
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 indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C
C++
Go
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountsno

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