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DBMS > BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Teradata Aster

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.ioblueflood.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.RackspaceSAP infoformerly SybaseTeradata
Initial release2015201319922005
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlR packages
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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