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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Splunk

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NameMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engine
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Score22.46
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score97.44
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMicrosoftSplunk Inc.
Initial release20162003
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresTransact SQLyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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 controlyesAccess rights for users and roles

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