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DBMS > Blueflood vs. MaxDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. MaxDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.11
Rank#277  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score3.73
Rank#74  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iomaxdb.sap.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikimaxdb.sap.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperRackspaceSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201319841992
Current release7.9.09 (July 2018), 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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