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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.The 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.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score9.28
Rank#50  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.26
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.enterprisedb.comejdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.datastax.comwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncDataStaxEnterpriseDBSoftmotionsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20152011200520121992
Current release3.1.0, July 20206.8, April 2020V13, October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Linux
Windows
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replicationnoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache KylinDatastax EnterpriseEDB PostgresEJDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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PostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Complete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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New applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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MasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Listed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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