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DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Faircom DB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Faircom DB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.RDBMS 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 modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.01
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#310  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#140  Relational DBMS
Score5.83
Rank#73  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#301  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directoryhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhereterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)FairCom CorporationSAP infoformerly SybaseDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2012197919922018
Current releaseV12, November 202017, July 201510.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCANSI C, C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesyes
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 indexesrestrictedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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