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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. InterSystems Caché vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. XAP

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA multi-model DBMS and application serverRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.58
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score3.53
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Score5.79
Rank#56  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#167  Overall
#26  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.intersystems.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)InterSystemsSAP infoformerly SybaseGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release2012199719922000
Current release2017.2, October 201717, July 201514.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyesschema-free
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.noyesyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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