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DBMS > Altibase vs. InfinityDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. InfinityDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.25
Rank#175  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score5.40
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comboilerbay.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheregithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAltibaseBoiler Bay Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseTerark
Initial release1999200219922016
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20214.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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