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DBMS > Altibase vs. Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Datomic vs. Hypertable vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score1.11
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#125  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.datomic.comrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.datomic.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperAltibaseCognitectHypertable Inc.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release19992012200920131992
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20210.9.5951, July 20190.9.8.11, March 20166.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++Java, ClojureC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nononoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Thrift
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Clojure
Java
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyes infoTransaction Functionsnonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersyesBy using transaction functionsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor on file system levelnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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