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DBMS > Amazon DocumentDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score1.86
Rank#141  Overall
#25  Document stores
Score2.25
Rank#127  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.53
Rank#97  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score5.40
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourceswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guideshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMonetDB BVApache Software FoundationSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2019200420121992
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20217.1.1, June 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
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-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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