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

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

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  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 stackThe 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)Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.35
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score2.26
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.enterprisedb.comejdb.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docswww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncEnterpriseDBSoftmotionsSpotifySAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20152005201220141992
Current release3.1.0, July 2020V13, October 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaCCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
server-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yes infostandard with numerous extensionsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.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 proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache KylinEDB PostgresEJDBHeroicSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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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