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DBMS > BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. HyperSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison BigchainDB vs. GeoMesa vs. HyperSQL vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#30  Document stores
Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#71  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.geomesa.orghsqldb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCCRi and othersSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2016201420011992
Current release3.1.1, January 20212.6.1, October 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languagePythonScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factordepending on storage layernoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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