Fivetran vs Azure Synapse: What are the differences?
Fivetran: Simple, reliable data integration for analytics teams. It helps you centralize data from disparate sources which you can manage directly from your browser. We extract your data and load it into your data destination; Azure Synapse: Analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It is an analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources—at scale. It brings these two worlds together with a unified experience to ingest, prepare, manage, and serve data for immediate BI and machine learning needs.
Fivetran belongs to "Big Data as a Service" category of the tech stack, while Azure Synapse can be primarily classified under "Big Data Tools".
Some of the features offered by Fivetran are:
- Prebuilt connectors
- Ready-to-query schemas
- Automated schema migrations
On the other hand, Azure Synapse provides the following key features:
- Complete T-SQL based analytics – Generally Available
- Deeply integrated Apache Spark
- Hybrid data integration