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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. EDB Postgres vs. FatDB vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationThe 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 .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score3.66
Rank#91  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.enterprisedb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docs
DeveloperAxibase CorporationEnterpriseDBFatCloudSybase, SAP
Initial release2013200520121993
Current release1558514, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC#
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Windows
WindowsLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes infovia applicationsyes
Triggersyesyesyes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.nono infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AxibaseEDB PostgresFatDBSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
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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