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DBMS > Blueflood vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score7.54
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score47.78
Rank#25  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score5.61
Rank#72  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iogithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikigraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASEhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperRackspaceChris DavisMicrosoftSAP, SybaseSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release20132006201519871992
Current releaseV116.017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaPythonC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Unix
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
Sockets
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoJava and Transact-SQLyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
noneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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