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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. EDB Postgres vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. EDB Postgres vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. WakandaDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.97
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#319  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.enterprisedb.comrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.rockset.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationEnterpriseDBRocksetSAP infoformerly SybaseWakanda SAS
Initial release20122005201919922012
Current release1.19.0, June 2021V13, October 202017, July 20152.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++C++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typingyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no infoingestion from XML files supportedyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infostandard with numerous extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeAutomatic shardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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Apache DrillEDB PostgresRocksetSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereWakandaDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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