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DBMS > BaseX vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerminusDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitebasex.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablewww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhereterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperBaseX GmbHGoogleSAP infoformerly SybaseDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2007201519922018
Current release9.7.2, May 202217, July 201510.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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