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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.92
Rank#130  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score26.37
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score5.67
Rank#74  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshifthelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhereterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)SAP infoformerly SybaseDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2019201219922018
Current release17, July 201510.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageCProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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